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communication


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 …

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They’re out of date and insecure, says the Australian Digital Health Agency: so it’s time to stop using fax machines to share patient information The Agency, with the Medical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

Pharmacists are ideally placed to help children and their parents understand the source and severity of pain as well as presenting options to alleviate it. By Leanne Philpott Much to …

A pharmacy was left without phone and internet access for over a week after a copper wire theft Thanks to a thief stealing copper wire, a rural Darwin pharmacy has …

An AusPharm member writes: “I will be forced on to the NBN in October when the copper network gets turned off. Faxes, EFTPOS and B2B alarms apparently will not generally …

It’s vital to open up a true dialogue with your patients, writes Hamish Chadwick Before we start delving into the specifics of branding in an online environment we first need …

Pharmacists will need to change how they communicate with the rapidly changing demographic and behaviour of Australians, a prominent social researcher has told the APP2016 conference on the Gold Coast. …