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27 September 2018
Sinonasal complaints are a common cause of morbidity across the world.1-4 In Australia, adults experience an average of two to four, and children eight to 12, viral upper respiratory tract infections each year.5
26 September 2018
Migraine is a common and highly debilitating neurological condition, characterised by recurrent attacks of moderate to severe intensity headaches, usually accompanied by other symptoms such as nausea, visual disturbances, and increased sensitivity to light, sound, smell and touch.1,2
20 September 2018
Diabetes is a chronic metabolic condition marked by high levels of glucose in the blood and the inability of the body to produce or use insulin.1-3
6 September 2018
The CPD year ends on September 30 so now is the time to ensure you are on track to meet your annual CPD requirements.
28 August 2018
Pharmacists have been able to conduct medication management services under the 6th Community Pharmacy Agreement CPA MedsCheck and Diabetes MedsCheck programs since 2015.1
8 August 2018
Oral contraceptive tablets are one of the most prescribed medicines used by women of child-bearing age, but many patients may be unaware of the risk of thrombosis associated with using these medicines.
27 July 2018
The contraceptive pill is one of the most prescribed medicines in Australia, with 6.2 million PBS prescriptions dispensed for combined hormonal contraceptives in 2016.1
26 July 2018
Vomiting and diarrhoea are some of the most commonly presented symptoms in community pharmacy.1
25 July 2018
There is a good reason why virtually every major peak health body supports the ‘opt out’ My Health Record. They realise that it will provide health practitioners with significantly enhanced access to the information they need to treat their patients…
11 July 2018
The Pharmacy Guild this week is beginning a national mail-out of materials to all community pharmacies to support the My Health Record initiative.