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    FPP Blog: Issue 54: Long Service 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.

    WA | Blog Post | HR, Business Administration, Innovation, Leadership

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Member-pharmacy only

    FPP Blog 47: ALDI the most trusted Australian Brand... but where is pharmacy?

    19 July 2018

    According to recent Roy-Morgan research, ALDI is now the most trusted brand in Australia. These findings were an upset for heritage Australian brands like Qantas. In addition to price, ALDI excelled in terms of reliability, customer focus, the Customer Experience…

    WA | Blog Post | Capability, Training, Business Administration, Marketing, Innovation, Resilience

  6. 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

  7. Member-pharmacy only

    FPP Blog: Issue 38: Are You A CX Leader or Laggard?

    26 April 2018

    Customer experience (CX) may be defined as how customers perceive their interactions with your business. The term covers everything your customer experiences and associates with your pharmacy, even before they enter and after they leave.Consulting company Forrester has declared that…

    WA | Blog Post | Capability, Training, Marketing, Innovation, Leadership, Resilience

  8. Harm minimisation: the year that was and the challenging one ahead

    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,…

    National | Blog Post | Clinical

  9. Aiming for a productive future

    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?

    National | Blog Post | Leadership, Advocacy

  10. Member-pharmacy only

    FPP Blog Series: Issue 29: Change Management - Beginning Your Professional Services Journey

    11 January 2018

    Data collected from the Pharmacy Guild of Australia’s Health Advice Plus Opportunity Analysis reports (from over 300 pharmacies over the last two years), showed that each pharmacy, on average, had an additional $23,000 in annual professional services income opportunity. This…

    WA | Blog Post | Training, Innovation, Leadership

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