Blog posts


  1. 2018 ACT Pharmacy Assistant of the Year

    27 September 2018

    Rebecca Porter from Capital Chemist Calwell1.What was your reaction when they called your name as the ACT Winner?I was really shocked! There were so many amazing Finalists that do a great job. I had some small hope that I could…

    National | Blog Post | Community Engagement

  2. Member-pharmacy only

    FPP Blog: Issue 48: Investing in Pharmacy

    27 September 2018

    Any investment involves risk. There is risk attached to the earnings stream and to the value of that asset. Furthermore, there are no guarantees in any investment. We have all seen property markets and share markets rise and fall over…

    WA | Blog Post | Training, Business Administration, Innovation

  3. FPP Blog: Issue 52: You Just Joined Instagram... Now What?

    27 September 2018

    Did you know in the month of August 2018 there were 9,000,000 monthly active Australian users? Let's face it--it's safe to assume that some of your customers are using Instagram.

    WA | Blog Post | Business Administration, Innovation

  4. Member-pharmacy only

    FPP Blog: Issue 51: 5 Things to Know Before Signing a Lease

    20 September 2018

    You’ve heard the saying that “only fools rush in.” Well- that couldn’t be more true when it comes to signing a lease.

    WA | Blog Post | Business Administration, Innovation

  5. 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

  6. Member-pharmacy only

    FPP Blog: Issue 49: Investing in Pharmacy Part 2

    18 September 2018

    Continuing with our blog series of investing in pharmacy, this time we will go into the offer and acceptance phase. In our next blog, we will go in depth about the due diligence phase.Before we start, let me be clear…

    WA | Blog Post | Training, Business Administration, Innovation

  7. FPP Blog: Issue 50: The DAA Dilemma That Could Be Costing You More Than $100,000

    18 September 2018

    As we all know, Dosage Administration Aids (DAA’s) are an invaluable tool in medication management and should be embraced in modern pharmacy practice.

    WA | Blog Post | Training, Business Administration, Innovation

  8. Member-proprietor only

    Casual employment arrangements

    28 August 2018

    The Federal Court of Australia’s long-awaited judgment in the WorkPac appeal has found that the applicant (Mr Skene) was not a ‘casual employee’ for the purposes of the National Employment Standards (‘NES’) contained in the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth)…


  9. 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

  10. 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


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