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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…
14 February 2019
The reality of modern-day pharmacy is that the most likely entry point for a young pharmacist into ownership is via a partnership opportunity. Most pharmacists just do not have enough available funds to invest in a pharmacy outright.
10 January 2019
In keeping with the saying ‘good decisions come from good data’, this blog will focus on the first considerations in preparing your pharmacy for accurate monitoring of its financial performance.
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…
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…
15 November 2018
Just when you thought the craziness of exams and assignments was over and you could relax a little, pharmacies are now preparing for the rush of extended Christmas trading, school holidays and customers trying to reach their Safety Net limit!
1 November 2018
In our last few Industrial Relations blogs, we touched on where our leave entitlements derive from (Part 1) as well as outlined entitlements to both long service leave and annual leave (Part 2). In our third and final post, we…
18 October 2018
Welcome back to another IR related blog!Last week, we discussed where employees’ leave entitlements derive from and outlined the history and entitlement of Long Service Leave. This week, lets take a look at Annual Leave.
12 October 2018
Over the coming weeks, we will be focusing on Industrial Relations and specifically, leave entitlements. This week, we will start with some background information on where employees’ leave entitlements come from, then look at the Long Service Leave entitlement.
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…