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PSS working hard to support pharmacists throughout the festive season  Work pressures in pharmacy over the holiday period can be substantial with the end of the year rush, Boxing Day …

High-achieving community pharmacist Beatrix Zielonka-Perry has won the Victorian Pharmacist Medal for 2016, presented by PSA Zielonka-Perry received the award alongside Robert Scarso, who won the Victorian Intern Pharmacist of …

Valley Road Chemmart Pharmacy owner Susan Lee has been named Tasmanian Pharmacist of the Year, in recognition of her significant contribution to the pharmacy profession. The award was presented at …

Collaboration and communication with patients is key to helping legitimate pain patients, with real-time monitoring useful for catching misusers of codeine only   Most people who become dependent on over-the-counter …

Profession’s numbers continue to soar There are now 29,717 registered pharmacists, according to the latest statistics from the Pharmacy Board of Australia. An ever increasing percentage of the profession are …

Pharmacy Guild of Australia’s Victorian branch president, Anthony Tassone, responds to comments by Dr Evan Ackermann This is part one of a two-part rebuttal published on the AJP. Read part two …

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 …