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harm minimisation


Gambling is big business. It’s fun for some and can manufacture hope and happiness. But for many it induces hopelessness and despair, writes Angelo Pricolo We are surrounded by advertisements …

New ‘Excellence in Harm Minimisation’ category added for the Pharmacy Guild of Australia’s 2024 Pharmacy of the Year Awards  A trio of NSW-based pharmacies and stores from the ACT, South …

The current rules around accessing e-cigarettes have “nothing to do with harm minimisation,” argues a researcher asking for all vapes to be accessed only through pharmacies Predatory retailers, manufacturers and …

Queensland has announced that it will allow drug checking services in the interest of harm minimisation, in a move welcomed by the PSA Queensland health minister Yvette D’Ath has slammed …

A naloxone vending machine plus the use of the pharmacy workforce could have “amazing” results, a leading Australian pharmacist says after the release of a US study A new study …

In the second instalment of a series of webinars entitled Understanding Your Risk Capacity, Nicolette Ellis, Gary West, and Dr Brett MacFarlane continue their discussions about measuring, evaluating, and managing …

Many of us have experienced those heart sinking moments of concern or discomfort when asked to dispense a medicine which we believe is inappropriate or high risk. In this webinar, …

Angelo Pricolo hosts a panel of experts who answer our readers’ questions about addiction medicine and pharmacy’s role in harm minimisation  AJP invited a panel of leading addiction medicine experts …

AJP will be presenting a harm minimisation panel discussion during APP2022, and we’re inviting you to ask questions We’re pleased to reveal an exciting new initiative that will take place …

Pharmacy is still missing a few beats when it comes to provide effective harm minimisation support, a study finds, with stigmatising an issue While community pharmacies are well positioned to …

A drug checking service combined with brief intervention had a positive effect on participants at music festivals, according to a new study Drug checking services can engage productively with young …

The Pharmacy Guild has announced that award-winning screenwriter and novelist and Academy Award nominee for Hollywood blockbuster Lion, Luke Davies, is set to appear at APP2020. Mr Davies will be …