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18 September 2018
As we all know, Dosage Administration Aids (DAA’s) are an invaluable tool in medication management and should be embraced in modern pharmacy practice.
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…
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…
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…
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,…
28 November 2017
The incidence of hepatitis C makes it a focus for national health strategies, with community pharmacies playing a major role in helping patients manage the disease while also being pivotal in prevention and elimination policies and measures.
23 November 2017
Being the only pharmacy in a small town in Tasmania has not stopped Coventry’s Pharmacy in Latrobe from being at the forefront of innovative practice in community pharmacy.
24 October 2017
Sexual health has some broad descriptions but is generally defined as including measures to reduce the prevalence of sexual problems and sexually transmitted infection (STI) rates, as well as reducing unwanted pregnancies.
17 October 2017
Gastroenteritis or gastro as it is commonly known, affects thousands of people in Queensland each year and statistics show that annually there is 4.1 million cases across Australia with the total annual cost to society through missed work of $1.249 billion.
10 October 2017
There is consequently a growing body of evidence that probiotics can be utilised to normalise the microbial imbalance associated with psychological conditions.