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Almost 3 million Australians suffer with Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA), yet 80% are undiagnosed. As the most accessible healthcare professionals, pharmacies are ideally placed to identify and offer ongoing support …

I go into hundreds of pharmacies, helping business owners fine tune their efficiencies. One of the first things I do is jump on their dispensing computer. What do I usually …

A review of nearly 80 randomised trials has found pharmacist services for patients in the community had varying effects on outcomes compared with usual care A Cochrane systematic review has …

A literature review has found CP interventions are accessible and effective, but argues research should look into how GP pharmacists may impact these Community pharmacies are well located to deliver …

As roles for community pharmacists continue to expand, helping patients to maintain their cardiovascular health is more important than ever, writes Sheshtyn Paola Back in mid-2005, pharmacy researchers reached out …

A study of more than 131,000 patients has found pharmacists were able to alleviate GP workload by following up new hypertensive prescriptions In the UK, the New Medicine Service (NMS) …

Community pharmacists are generally willing to deliver services to patients with mental illness, but there are issues with confidence and stigma, according to a new survey US researchers recently carried …

Direct-to-consumer genetic tests can enhance patient care – but they also come with a set of risks that should be considered Concerns surrounding direct-to-consumer genetic tests have been highlighted in …

The UK is set to roll out a “sore throat test and treat” service, sending consumers to pharmacies to see if they need antibiotics – but not all stakeholders are …

The Minister for Health, Sussan Ley, has announced the Tranche 2 grants round of the Pharmacy Trial Program. Under the Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement, $50 million was allocated for new …

It’s been a busy week in the pharmacy sector. Health Minister Sussan Ley told Parliament that she strongly supports co-locating pharmacists in GP clinics. “I’d like to have the pharmacist …

The health sector urgently needs to get moving on the trial pharmacy programs negotiated as part of the Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement, says David Quilty. Writing in this week’s edition …