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communication


Language and culture doesn’t have to be a barrier to communication about health and medicines, writes Karalyn Huxhagen When interacting with patients/consumers it is important that they understand the pharmacist …

When patients are discharged from care, what role do pharmacists play… and what role could they be playing? asks Karalyn Huxhagen Pharmacists of all callings touch the patients who are …

What are six common mistakes pharmacies are making with their social media? Sarah Rendell from Peak Strategies identifies them In Australia according to Sensis almost eight in ten people now …

Some interstate pharmacy owners have never visited their businesses, PDL warns In its latest practice alert, PDL says that several incidents reported to it in recent months have exposed some …

Prescribers often see a query about a script from a pharmacist as a challenge… so how can pharmacists best navigate these difficult situations? Gary West, professional officer at PDL, presented …

Professor Debra Rowett has pointed out the need for interprofessional communication to help address a number of health issues Speaking at the Emeritus Professor Lloyd Sansom, AO Distinguished Lecture series …

Debbie Rigby takes a look around at recent research news Deprescribing conversations: a closer look at prescriber–patient communication Exploration of initiation, style and content of patient and healthcare provider communication …

Pharmacists need to stand up for themselves and their patients, writes Carlene McMaugh… but how? Assertiveness is defined as having confidence in your statements or beliefs, or defending, upholding or …

Recent debate over who is responsible for the short supply of urine strips reveals some truths about health communication in pharmacy, says Glenn Guilfoyle Avid readers of the trade press …

They’re out of date and insecure, says the Australian Digital Health Agency: so it’s time to stop using fax machines to share patient information The Agency, with the Medical Software …

Simplifying your language will help patients better understand what you are trying to say Six out of 10 Australians have low health literacy. How often do you drop complex terms …

Many consumers would like their pharmacist to be more active on social media, new research has found PrescribeWellness’ 2017 Pharmacy Social Media Survey has found that 78% of Americans would …