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As Victorians head to the polls, we wrap up the last week in community pharmacy The Pharmacy Guild‘s Anthony Tassone has supported one measure announced by Victoria’s Liberal National Opposition—an …

A systematic review and meta-analysis has found pharmacist-led education has a positive effect on HbA1c levels and self-care practices among type 2 diabetes patients Pharmacist-led educational interventions have a significantly …

Two new blood glucose meters are now available, adding choice for people with diabetes who can access them free of charge through the NDSS Healthcare specialist Pharmaco has launched two …

Some NDSS products will become more affordable for many people with diabetes from 1 December More than 600,000 Australians with diabetes will benefit from cheaper access to products that help …

MedsCheck costs have almost doubled over the last two years, newly released data reveals The amount paid by the Federal Government in relation to claims made by pharmacists for the …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Adverse health effects and harms related to marijuana use This overview review explores the harms associated with marijuana use. Harm was …

Amcal Pharmacy has teamed up with Supercars driver Jack Perkins to offer Australians insight into how he manages his diabetes The partnership aims to provide more education around diabetes and …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Second-generation antipsychotics in children Second generation antipsychotics such as clozapine, risperidone, olanzapine and quetiapine pose a serious risk to …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news  Lactobacillus reuteri reduces bone loss in older women with low bone mineral density In this double‐blind, placebo‐controlled study, women …

Pharmacist interventions can achieve clinically relevant improvements for patients, but better quality of evidence is needed in the future, says Cochrane review lead author There is a need for better detailed …

A review of nearly 80 randomised trials has found pharmacist services for patients in the community had varying effects on outcomes compared with usual care A Cochrane systematic review has …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news   Identifying prevalence and risk factors for metformin non-persistence Non-persistence to therapy may be a significant barrier to the use of …