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  1. Harm Minimisation in community pharmacy

    8 April 2019

    Harm Minimisation seems like a mantra we should all adopt in life. It’s a common-sense philosophy that extends beyond providing pharmacotherapy for opioid or nicotine addiction. Yet, although we are knocking on the door of 2020, it still is not…

    National | Blog Post | Clinical

  2. Consult rooms are plentiful in Forbes

    23 January 2019

    Confidence in the future of community pharmacy is major theme behind much of the work undertaken by Flannery’s Pharmacy in Forbes, NSW.This confidence is reflected in a major refurbishment of the pharmacy which has seen it consolidate its role as…

    National | Blog Post | Business Administration, Community Engagement, Leadership, Advocacy

  3. Confidence is key in the Emerald city

    23 January 2019

    Community pharmacists need to be more confident of themselves and the knowledge and skills they possess to help patients and customers.This is the view of Jessica Burrey, proprietor of Emerald Plaza Pharmacy, Queensland, who says that while the profession has…

    National | Blog Post | Community Engagement, Innovation, Leadership, Advocacy

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. Collaboration with a side of lunch

    18 April 2018

    Regular communication between pharmacists and pharmacy staff with other health professionals over informal lunches has resulted in a much better understanding of each other’s needs and the work they do for patients.

    National, WA | Blog Post | Business Administration, Advocacy

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