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mental health


Louis Roller lists 10 pharmacist counselling points for people with depression “If there be a hell on earth, it is to be found in a melancholy man’s heart.” —Robert Burton, …

Chemist Warehouse has partnered with media personality Gus Worland to take action on men’s health The two are supporting the launch of the 2019 Gotcha4Life campaign, which raises awareness and …

Pharmacy PhD scholarships now available for mental health medicine support services  Australian universities are offering scholarships for pharmacists interested in mental health medicine support services.  The University of Sydney and …

A doctor who self-injected fentanyl in a hospital bathroom has been reprimanded and fined $5,000 The doctor was facing three allegations: that he misappropriated fentanyl from his employer by diverting …

Pharmacists, other health professionals and the community are all facing a tough time in the months and years ahead, following the tragedy in Christchurch Fifty people are now confirmed dead, …

Louis Roller takes an in-depth look at the very common issue of anxiety Anxiety is a normal and necessary human emotion that helps us avoid dangerous situations or heightens our …

Health Minister solidifies support for community pharmacy, announcing new $5 million mental health trial program, reduced PBS payment times and guaranteed AHI rates at APP2019 Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt …

The Victorian Government has announced the Terms of Reference for its Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System, which have been welcomed by the Pharmacy Guild The Terms of Reference …

AJP chats with Alexandra Shepherd, Pharmacy Manager at Merredin Pharmacy in rural WA 1. Where did you graduate in pharmacy and what was your first ever role in the industry? I …

Christina Victor, Brunel University London, takes a look at loneliness and its medicalisation Loneliness affects people of all ages, young as much as old. It’s now seen as so serious it’s …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news The association between neonatal vitamin D status and risk of schizophrenia Findings from a large Danish case-control study suggests that neonatal …

What are the symptoms of burnout, and how can you protect yourself against it during the busy holiday season? Kay Dunkley from the Pharmacists’ Support Service explains Research looking at …