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minor ailments


The UK’s health service introduced a pharmacist referral scheme in October to relieve pressure on GPs and emergency departments… could this work here in Australia? More than 100,000 patients have …

New Australian research has examined how community pharmacists can help with several minor ailments The research was a collaborative partnership with Western Sydney Primary Health Network, the PSA and the …

GP turf war ramps up across the Tasman; UK GPs welcome new pharmacy minor ailment service; CVS staff sacked over racial profiling New Zealand: The New Zealand Medical Association has …

So-called minor ailments can have a significant impact on patients’ lives, writes Carlene McMaugh Common ailments are those conditions that a person would reasonably be expected to self-treat on their …

GPs are outraged over a Guild leader column blasting “five-minute medicine” – but he says as long as doctors hold themselves above everyone else the system will be fragmented The Pharmacy …

US pharmacist charged with secretly recording people; New York pharmacist critical after shooting; lack of regulation causing havoc in Nigeria Portland, Oregon: A pharmacist has been indicted on 71 charges …

The pharmacy phase of a new campaign urging Victorians to save 000 for emergencies has launched And the campaign will likely boost awareness about the true range of services available …

Queensland Health has asked Australians to reconsider presenting to an emergency department for minor conditions which could be treated at a pharmacy or GP According to Queensland Health’s Chief Clinical …

When a Victorian pharmacy changed a promotional sign to advertise absence from work certificates, nobody was expecting it to go viral The sign, outside the Torquay Pharmacy near Bells Beach, …

Nearly two-thirds of British people would prefer to see a pharmacist rather than a GP for minor ailments at least some of the time New research from Sanofi and carried …

Man stabs pharmacist over pharma conspiracy theory; hero pharmacy staff help collapsed man; Purdue to stop promoting opioids to GPs Swansea, Wales: A man has appeared in court after stabbing …

Health care professionals need to educate consumers about self-management and prevention, writes Angel Gonzalez There is growing concern amongst health care professionals that the level of strain being placed on …