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Combined oral contraceptive pills (COCs) and progestogen-only oral contraceptive pills (POPs), are the most commonly used contraceptives in Australia.1 Many factors affect the choice of oral contraceptives. POPs may be …

Since launching only in October 2021, Dispense Assist has been inundated with pharmacies wanting to use their services to solve their Dosage Administration Aid (DAA) staffing issues and to significantly …

A two-part CPD podcast presented by Brett MacFarlane, Dr Treasure McGuire and others, about the human gastrointestinal tract, how constipation occurs and how to treat it Constipation is a common …

This review aims to provide an evidence-based update for pharmacists on available emergency contraceptive options to assist women in their decision-making and ensure their practice aligns with the current requirements …

Constipation is a common presentation in pharmacy, with many causes and different treatment and management options available, including diet and lifestyle modification and pharmacotherapies. The presenters of this two-episode podcast …

Presentations of many conditions that feature abdominal pain are similar and can be difficult to differentiate. It is vitally important for pharmacists to be able to identify the red flags …

More than one in five Australians do not get enough vitamin D. Pharmacists are well placed to provide advice on lifestyle changes and appropriate use of supplements for individuals to …

Video 1: Michelle Leech: Bolstering patient confidence through collaborative care Professor Michelle Leech, Head of the Rheumatoid Arthritis Clinic at Monash Health, Victoria, explains the importance of bolstering patient confidence through …

Rheumatologist, Dr Gerald Tracey explains the opportunities biosimilars present for prescribing physicians, particularly given the government supported streamlined process. Gerald highlights the advantages of collaborative care between the prescriber and …

Trent Twomey, the National President of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia highlights the shifting power dynamic from physicians to patients in determining what medicines they are prescribed. Collaborative care is …

Professor Andrew Oster, Consultant Rheumatologist at the Cabrini Medical Centre in Malvern, Victoria, explains the opportunities biosimilars bring, allowing patients to switch medications. Given the interchangeability of biosimilars, he emphasises …

Head of Pharmacy at Blooms The Chemist, Eric Chan emphasises the importance of collaborative care in cultivating a relationship of trust and transparency between a pharmacist and physician. He outlines …