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In need of a good news story or pick-me-up today? Here is a roundup from across your pharmacist colleagues of random acts of kindness they’ve received from the public With …

Canberra pharmacist Brad Butt has been named the Australian Patients Association’s inaugural Most Outstanding Community Pharmacist of the Year at its annual awards night in Melbourne Mr Butt, from Cooleman …

The Australian Patients Association has created a new award to recognise the work of community pharmacists The APA says that the increasingly important contribution of community pharmacists in helping improve …

Policy around chronic pain must be strongly influenced by the voices of those who matter most – those living with chronic pain themselves AJP spoke to Jarrod McMaugh, Melbourne community …

A community pharmacist has answered the public’s questions on a popular online forum, covering Chemist Warehouse, wages, homeopathy, codeine and more A pharmacist with five years’ experience under their belt …

Words count. While the saying is ‘talk is cheap’, what you say and how you say it can actually mean a lot, writes Chris Brooker In today’s world we’re being …

A new comedy TV series set in a pharmacy has scored mostly positive reviews – although some viewers believe it depicts pharmacy personnel as unprofessional and incompetent Would you watch …

Pharmacists seem to be experiencing an influx in complaints and stockpiling behaviour as the codeine upschedule approaches, according to poll results More than half (51%) of respondents to an AJP …

Have you been receiving complaints from patients or noticed stockpiling behaviour as the codeine upschedule date approaches? This week, the Extended Hours Pharmacies Association (EHPA) urged its members to invite …

Simplifying your language will help patients better understand what you are trying to say Six out of 10 Australians have low health literacy. How often do you drop complex terms …