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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Member-pharmacy only

    FPP Blog 45: The Art of Being Chosen

    28 June 2018

    What’s different about your retail role in pharmacy?As I write this, I hear that yet another retailer is in the hands of administrators. And Myer and David Jones continue to underperform along with a number of other large retailers and…

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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. Member-pharmacy only

    FPP Blog: Issue 36: Determining Pharmacy Value

    29 March 2018

    In our last blog we discussed the capitalisation rates used in valuations, how they are determined, the impact they have on the value of a pharmacy and some of the issues that valuers consider. This week we look at the…

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

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