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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…
2 May 2018
If an employee informs you that they are suffering from a mental health condition some employers are not sure exactly how to manage this. It is important to note that there are a range of legal rights and responsibilities for…
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.
3 April 2018
The development of a unique COPD screening program tailored for residents in the Wagga Wagga area of NSW has resulted in higher-than-average referral rates to GPs from the initiative.
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,…
20 March 2018
A focus on engagement between pharmacists and patients has helped to boost business in the remodelled and refocussed Christies Guild TerryWhite Chemmart at Christies Beach in SA.
7 March 2018
Taking an unusual approach to innovation in pharmacy has paid off for Priceline Pharmacy Wetherill Park in NSW.
28 February 2018
What will community pharmacies look like in Australia in 2025? What differences will there be in the way pharmacies deliver medicines and services to patients, and in the way pharmacies are integrated into the wider health system?
21 February 2018
A strong community engagement flowing from its delivery of health services after a make-over of its business has paid dividends for Friendlies Pharmacy at Busselton in WA.The pharmacy recognised the need to innovate after seeing the impact the large supermarket…
13 February 2018
From 22 February 2018, the Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Bill 2016 (the data breach law) will come into effect after having been passed by both Houses of Parliament.