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mental health


How does diet impact mental health, and what role can pharmacists play? Sheshtyn Paola investigates “You are what you eat,” the adage goes. As a society we’ve become increasingly aware …

A pharmacist prescribed and dispensed propranolol to a woman who later died from an overdose, saying he could not access her medical records because it was the weekend UK media …

Anxiety disorders are very common, yet also often untreated or misdiagnosed, writes Louis Roller Anxiety is a normal and necessary human emotion that helps us avoid dangerous situations or heightens …

Vaccinations have shown what pharmacy can do, so what’s holding back other services? The latest UTS Pharmacy Barometer explored some that were not taking off As of October 2021, around …

Pharmacists need to look to their own mental health, and look also to that of their colleagues, advises Curtis Ruhnau As well as being a pharmacy owner, NSW pharmacist Curtis …

A host of pharmacy stars were shining this week, as we also took a look at remuneration and how pharmacists vaccinate against flu We looked at how the average salary …

Whether it’s simply asking, “Are you ok?”, making a referral, or optimising therapy, pharmacists can be the custodians of their patients’ mental wellbeing According to the National Health Survey, one …

Move over, Wordle, Meddle has arrived – and co-designed by a top Australian pharmacist, it has a serious side A new medical word game is now challenging health professionals, but …

The legacy of a much-loved pharmacist, after a huge effort from varied corners of the pharmacy community, is to be realised with the establishment of a mental health pharmacy scholarship …

Pharmacists have a crucial role in supporting patients living with depression by providing advice and counselling about pharmacological treatments and recommending various strategies to assist these people to improve their …

‘Burnout’ is a much-used term to describe varying degrees of stress, feeling overwhelmed and mental ill health. This webinar provides an understanding of burnout and its prevalence among pharmacists and …

Medicines adherence is vital for people taking antipsychotics, writes Carlene McMaugh: she presents tips on management within the community pharmacy and general practice settings Psychotic illnesses can be challenging to …