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PSA calls for funding to support pharmacists to play a greater role in mental health care, by improving quality use of medicines (QUM)  Pharmacists have a vital role to play …

Many of the conditions that lead to death and morbidity in men have few or no symptoms, and therefore may not be diagnosed until it is too late. Men are …

Pharmacists and pharmacy staff at National Pharmacies are now able to receive mental health training As of Wednesday, October 25, the pharmacists can access the training through a state government-first …

A report has highlighted the overlap between mental health and overdose, including from prescription medicines The Penington Institute’s Dr Karen Gelb said that its recent Annual Overdose Report showed the …

An updated Australian pharmacy practice standard for mental health has been released by the Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia The updated standard includes new key features including a list …

Associate Professor Claire O’Reilly and Dr Sarira El-Den have been honoured with awards recognising their contribution in the mental health space The pair were recognised at the Mental Health Services …

Prevention is better than cure when it comes to ensuring workplace psychological safety, expert warns  High rates of stigma about mental illness amongst pharmacists need to be addressed to improve …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Nicotine promotes e-cigarette vapour-induced lung inflammation and structural alterations In vitro exposure to nicotine-containing e-cigarette vapour extract induces cell type-specific effects …

Community pharmacists’ mental health to be focus of global survey  The International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) Community Pharmacy Section (CPS) is partnering with the University of Newcastle to conduct its Workforce …

Dr Tahnee Bridson, 2022 QLD Young Australian of the Year and Founder, Hand-n-Hand Peer Support Inc talks meaningful peer connection Networking can be key to increasing your career knowledge, job …

Pharmacists at a meeting with the Minister for Communications had to explain the unprecedented nature of the 60-day dispensing policy, an award-winning pharmacist says Jenna Cormack, owner of Priceline The …

Uncertainty over the possibility of 60-day dispensing intensified this week, as draft Budget papers show it could soon be a reality The Pharmacy Guild of Australia held an emergency webinar …