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Put aged care support where it belongs, argues Guild NSW branch president David Heffernan in response to news of increased Home Medicine Review caps In its haste to be seen to be …

The reality of medication reviews is a program full of band-aids and add-ons, argues Karalyn Huxhagen When Home Medicine Reviews (HMRs) were launched, we were promised interactive programs with GPs …

A first year student’s perspective By Emily Mannix For as long as I can remember I have wanted to enter the health industry. I romanticised the clinicians who devoted their …

Why should pharmacists support integrative doctors who may soon face tighter regulation? Matthew Bellgrove explains The recent announcement by the Medical Board of Australia (MBA) that complementary medicine may soon …

Sniping and insults from GP representatives will not stop advocacy for evidence-based role expansion of pharmacists to deliver more accessible healthcare, writes Anthony Tassone The decision by delegates at the recent …

Public health advocate Dr Ken Harvey shares his concerns about the Therapeutic Goods Amendment Bill 2017, which is currently before the Senate I have previously reported on the Senate inquiry on this …

Have you ever wondered about how the media works, or how stories are picked and framed? Here are some answers This week Dove was blasted online for featuring a Nigerian …

Pharmacists are accessible, qualified and highly skilled – so why are they referred to as ‘script monkeys’, asks Geoff March The role of a community pharmacist has traditionally focused on supplying …

King Review interim report findings won’t pass the test of public scrutiny, argues Dr Rohan Miller An interim report titled Review of pharmacy remuneration and regulation was quietly published recently which …

Life would be so much easier—and safer—if drug packaging was designed with pharmacists in mind, writes Angelo Pricolo Sometimes we walk around the dispensary looking at things and wonder why …

Think deregulation will improve wages and conditions for pharmacists? Think again, writes Natalie Gauld The worst thing we can do is put pharmacy into the control of retailers, according to …

Making use of your pharmacy’s data is less daunting than it may look, writes Guy Mckenzie It’s hard to turn from what you know. It seems to be when someone …