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Should pharmacists be offering advice to chronically ill patients to use bulk non-PBS prescriptions? The cost burden of PBS medicines is such that prescribers and pharmacists should consider making chronically …

Role in heartburn advice illustrates pharmacists’ potential for patient self-care support The treatment of heartburn provides a valuable case study in how the role played by pharmacists in aiding and …

Peter Miller of Miller’s Pharmacy, Yass was named the fastest pharmacist and winner of the Medici Capital Pharmacy Ski Cup at this year’s Snow Business conference, with a time of …

The Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand has named its pharmacist of the year: Tanya du Plessis, the infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Stewardship pharmacist at Middlemore Hospital. Du Plessis is the …

The PSA has awarded the title of Pharmacist of the Year to Noel Fosbery. Fosbery was recognised for his work with opioid therapy for drug addicts, and his having produced …

In a broad survey of Australians, pharmacists scored higher than GPs and dentists According to the Governance Institute Ethics Index released this month, about 42% of those surveyed rated pharmacists as …

Concerns raised over ‘incompetent’ handling of S8 medicines Pharmacy regulators around Australia are becoming “dismayed” at the handling of Schedule 8 medicines by the sector, a new release reveals. In …

Thinking of quitting the profession? There’s three things you need to think about first, writes Vanessa Lontos… Recently in pharmacy media both in Australia and the UK there has been …

With a more advanced scope of practice, pharmacists can achieve positive results for patients A Canadian trial has shown intensive pharmacist intervention may help reduce cardiovascular risk in patients. Community pharmacists …

Advice for pharmacists and pharmacy students delving into the brave new world of social media As healthcare professionals, it’s important to be self aware and cautious when communicating online. A recent study …

Two pharmacists awarded Queen’s Birthday honours for service to their local communities. Long-serving Benalla pharmacist Philip Messenger was awarded a Medal (OAM) of the Order of Australia in the General …

Analysis of latest stats reveals female pharmacists are falling behind their male counterparts in earnings According to combined statistics from the ATO and the ABS, male pharmacists earn an average …