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A new study is recruiting accredited pharmacists to examine how a support system can help in the management of older patients “People with dementia in the community setting are prescribed …

A new study of 1500 participants, recruited through Australian community pharmacies, has found cannabis may not necessarily be a panacea for pain Cannabis has been heralded as a potential alternative …

A new initiative is set to help improve medication management in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people Equitable access and effective use of medicine is critical to closing the gap …

When a pharmacist first turned up at an aged care home in Canberra, staff didn’t know what to do with him… but by the time a pilot study ended they …

A common ingredient in toothpaste and hand wash could be contributing to antibiotic resistance, according to University of Queensland research A study led by Dr Jianhua Guo from UQ’s Advanced Water Management Centre focused …

AJP looks closely at some of the statements in the recent JPPR debate between GP Dr Evan Ackermann and consultant clinical pharmacist Debbie Rigby This week we covered a new …

Codeine dependence, cannabinoids, acute dental pain and deprescribing… Debbie Rigby covers the latest research relevant to pharmacists Identifying and treating codeine dependence: a systematic review Codeine dependence is a significant …

Monash Pharmacy PhD student Erica Tong has received a prestigious award from the MJA for her research paper on reducing medication errors in hospital discharge summaries Erica Tong has received …

The story of a pharmacist on the frontline during an Ebola outbreak inspired another to start researching the profession’s role in disasters Pharmacists are underutilised in disaster planning and response, …

An expert in unsafe medicines practices is set to head up a new team working to address medication errors and adverse drug reactions The Federal Government has announced that it …

Could this common plant provide a low-cost, effective treatment option for smokers trying to quit? NSW smokers who want to quit are being recruited to take part in a world-first …

Pharmacist charting is effective in increasing rates of influenza vaccination among hospitalised patients, according to new Australian research In a study conducted at The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, a pharmacist and …