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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…
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…
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…