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  1. Oncology pharmacists

    13 December 2018

    Helping cancer patients understand treatment one prescription at a timeOncology pharmacists face an increasing workload with the number of new cancer diagnoses in Australia predicted to grow to 138,321 in 2018. With such a high rate of diagnosis, many patients…

    National | Blog Post | Clinical

  2. Collaboration prevents medicine misadventure

    27 November 2018

    Preventable negative medication events through non-compliance and misadventure are causing increasing concern among health authorities and the Federal Government.And one leading community pharmacist believes better communication between pharmacist and doctors could be a key to addressing the issuesLuke van der…

    National | Blog Post | Clinical

  3. Weather warms up for tick bites

    19 September 2018

    Community pharmacies have a critical role in helping patients suffering from Lyme or Lyme-like disease, or to use the Government’s preferred definition - Debilitating Symptom Complexes Attributed to Ticks.Many of the patients are suspicious of the health profession after often…

    National | Blog Post | Clinical

  4. It’s all in the language

    21 August 2018

    The need to ensure people in the community gain maximum benefit from their medicines through adherence has seen WA pharmacist Hannah Mann and her team develop unique symbols to inform when and how medicines should be taken.Hannah, of Kimberley Pharmacy…

    National | Blog Post | Community Engagement, Clinical

  5. AF screening in pharmacy

    7 August 2018

    Opportunities for pharmacists to become involved in atrial fibrillation (AF) screening could help dramatically reduce the number of AF-related strokes, experts in the field say.AF is the most common arrhythmia and increases the risk of stroke five times with research…

    National | Blog Post | Clinical

  6. Pharmacies role in COPD management

    30 May 2018

    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD as it is commonly referred to, is a growing problem across the globe with the World Health Organization predicting it will become the third leading cause of death by 2030. Community pharmacies are playing…

    National | Blog Post | Clinical

  7. Harm minimisation: the year that was and the challenging one ahead

    27 March 2018

    It really has been an eventful 2017 in the Harm Minimisation sector. A second Australian injecting room has been approved in Melbourne, and the second year of naloxone OTC availability has almost ticked over. Some would be unaware of these,…

    National | Blog Post | Clinical

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