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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 …

New research could help to shed light on the genes that predispose people to the illness, so experts can ultimately develop more personalised treatments and find a cure Australian researchers …

For the first time, bullying has been recognised globally as a risk factor for mental illness, thanks to the efforts of a University of Queensland research team UQ Postdoctoral Research …

The Victorian Government has promised to hold a Royal Commission into mental health should it be re-elected in November The announcement, made at a press conference at a Kyneton Men’s …

Workers in retail pharmacy are more susceptible to burnout, with women struggling more than men, according to a new report The pharmaceutical industry is one of the most resilient across …

A new OTC option for symptomatic relief of mild anxiety is now available in pharmacies Anxiety is the most common mental health condition in Australia. On average, one in three …

It’s been a busy week in the pharmacy sector, with new information on drug trends, a number of health awareness days and another shot in the turf war There was …

Today is World Mental Health Day, and the PSS is encouraging all pharmacists to take time to focus on their own mental health and wellbeing The Pharmacists’ Support Service (PSS) …