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PPA has urged the Pharmacy Guild to pass newly-decided pay rises of up to 15% on to their employees in full Professional Pharmacists Australia says that the decision by the …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Penicillin allergy Penicillin allergy is commonly reported, but 9 out of 10 times, penicillin will be tolerated if administered. …

Experts say there is a need for more funding and collaboration to improve uptake and targeting of HMRs Home Medicines Review (HMR) use in Australia was found to be generally …

What’s happening with the evaluation into the new/expanded 6CPA pharmacy programs? An independent consulting agency that specialises in evaluating the health sector is currently conducting a review into the new …

What has been the uptake of the 6CPA new and expanded pharmacy programs following the Pharmacy Compact in 2017? This September the third meeting of the Community Pharmacy Stakeholder Forum …

A literature review has found CP interventions are accessible and effective, but argues research should look into how GP pharmacists may impact these Community pharmacies are well located to deliver …

A review of discrepancies between medicines information held by the GP and that discovered during HMRs has found a large amount were a potentially serious risk An Australian study has …

Chris Brooker takes a look at the future of pharmacy Have you ever considered what stress coopers (the profession, not the excellent South Australian brewery) must have been under as …

Sydney intern Chrysa Giannellis, who’s keen to become HMR accredited, thinks pharmacists should be remunerated for chronic disease management and other clinical services 1. What qualifications do you have and when/where did …

Karalyn Huxhagen takes a look at supporting patients with low health literacy and limited health professional access We have all met the “worried well”. These are the customers who give …

When you take a patient’s blood pressure, provide smoking cessation advice, or spend time answering questions about medication use, where should the money come from? It’s the question on everybody’s …

It’s a good time to examine how you encourage your patients to use medicines wisely, writes Karalyn Huxhagen The seventh annual Be Medicinewise Week is 21–27 August, promoting the safe …