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Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Integration of non-dispensing pharmacists into primary healthcare services This umbrella review and narrative synthesis suggest that the integration of …

Pharmacists are uniquely positioned to be able to advise patients suffering from dry eye symptoms, whether they are actively seeking help for their symptoms or not. By Megan Zabell, BOptom, …

The risk of medicine-related adverse ocular events is increasing as our population ages. By knowing the warning signs of the more serious adverse events, pharmacists can improve outcomes for their …

Early detection and adherence to treatment are vital to slow glaucoma progression. Pharmacists have a vital role to play in counselling patients to have regular eye checks and, for those …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news relevant to pharmacy Current and new pharmacotherapeutic approaches for glaucoma Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness. This …

Pharmacists are well placed to help reduce the risk of glaucoma progression by recognising the signs and symptoms, counselling on appropriate medication use, and aiding in medication adherence, writes Dr …

Despite previously warning its pharmacist members about an error with atropine eye drops, PDL says it continues to receive incident reports about the problem In its latest practice alert for …

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 …

Marijuana use, IBS, dry eye disease, T2 diabetes… Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Adverse health effects and harms related to marijuana use This overview review explores …

It’s been a busy week in the pharmacy sector, with new information on drug trends, a number of health awareness days and another shot in the turf war There was …

Health professionals have been advised to exercise extreme caution if considering off-label prescribing and supply of atropine eye drops, following the death of an adult patient The TGA has advised …

PDL has warned pharmacists to pay careful attention when dispensing scripts for Atropine eye drops The organisation has received a number of incident reports featuring prescriptions for Atropine 0.01% eye …