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The community pharmacy revolution is here. Join now or run away, warns Mouhamad Zoghbi The community pharmacy is fighting to survive. Aggressive price disclosures cost the average pharmacy $90,000 in …

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has welcomed the focus on avoidable hospital readmissions in today’s COAG Communique. In the Communique, Government leaders identified the disturbing fact that far too many …

Pharmacies will never be able to get ahead without a real point of difference, writes John Cao One lesson that I have taken away from watching the many episodes of …

Pharmacy no longer need be a ‘discount’ or ‘service’ model. The new ‘optimal pharmacy’ model optimises profits and health outcomes, writes Mouhamad Zoghbi The general consensus between today’s pharmacy leaders …

Pharmacy is undergoing a time of significant opportunity, says Dr Claire O’Reilly, who has just become the first pharmacist to be appointed to the Medical Services Advisory Committee. The MSAC …

A new study has found that a pharmacist-led telephone intervention can improve medicines compliance. The report, published in BMJ Quality and Safety, aimed to test the effectiveness of a tailored, …

Pharmacies are now being forced to compete more ferociously than ever: are the odds in your favour? wonders Mouhamad Zoghbi Governments have used the technique of divide and conquer for …

Building health services in 2016? Here are three tips to help you succeed, writes Vanessa Lontos January is an exciting time in pharmacy. It marks the beginning of a new …

Why do we continue to use nurses in pharmacy wellness programs? wonders Karalyn Huxhagen One of the buzz words in health currently is wellness. We see GPs being tasked with …

Pharmacists’ roles are becoming more diversified the world over, a new report shows. The first international overview of the extent of the advanced and specialised roles that pharmacists are undertaking, …

Too many community pharmacies are subsidising pharmacy professional services from their own pockets, according to the International Pharmaceutical Federation. FIP made this statement following its publication today of a new …

Pharmacy needs to reconsider ‘cheesy’ non-evidence-based services, stop letting pharmacists hide out the back and stop trying to out-Wool Woolworths, experts say. The sector needs to move from supply of …