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Numerous studies have shown pharmacists are well placed to support sleep health. However, what is the true depth and feasibility of their role in this area? We are now more …

Helping a customer with sleeping difficulty involves identifying and minimising any obstacles to achieving sleep and then tailoring appropriate interventions, which may well include non-pharmacological approaches and complementary medicines, writes …

Experts warn that COVID-19 is likely to have a detrimental effect on our sleep — in turn posing a major risk to our long-term health and wellbeing By recognising that …

Mixed findings for pharmacists from a review of healthcare providers’ sleep management awareness   Australian community pharmacists have led the way internationally in providing sleep health-related services, but issues remain about …

A third of Australians say they only get one good night’s sleep a week – and concern over poor sleep can exacerbate it, new data warns New research by LiveLighter …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news… The Role of Pharmacists in General Practice in Asthma Management This pilot study conducted by one pharmacist in a …

Getting enough sleep is important… but getting too much could be risky, new research shows A study of more than 116,000 people in seven regions of the world, published in …

Amcal and Guardian pharmacies have hailed the first six months of their national sleep apnoea program a success The announcement follows a significant lift in program uptake and specialist referrals. …

Advocates for sleep health argue it’s high time we move sleep issues off the backburner, making sleep a national health priority, says Leanne Philpott. Experts say that Australia is in …

Issues caused by poor sleep can be wide-ranging, writes Karalyn Huxhagen Insomnia is defined by the American College of Physicians as “dissatisfaction with sleep quantity or quality and is associated …

Teenagers missing out on sleep due to screen time, stress and caffeine: Report A new report from VicHealth and the Sleep Health Foundation found that the average teenager only got …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Vasomotor and physical menopausal symptoms are associated with sleep quality Sleep disturbance is one of the common complaints in …