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12 November 2019
Registrations are now open for the 2020 Australian Pharmacy Professional Conference and Trade Exhibition (APP2020)! APP2020 will be held from 19-22 March 2020 at the Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre. Registrations can be made at appconference.com, and the full…
12 November 2019
The Pharmacy Guild of Australia, Queensland Branch has received funding from the Central Queensland, Wide Bay, Sunshine Coast Primary Health Network (PHN) to conduct early suicide prevention training to both community pharmacy staff and members of the public.
25 October 2019
The important role of community pharmacists in mental health care has been recognised by the NSW Government through new funding to train pharmacists in regional areas to identify and assist patients with mental health issues.
8 October 2019
GuildEd has had a bumper CPD year with an increase of 20,000 assessments completed on the platform compared to the last CPD year.
2 September 2019
Therapeutic goods are subject to special advertising requirements beyond those which are required for everyday consumer goods.
13 August 2019
The diet of a person living with diabetes, whether type 1 or type 2, has an influence on their blood glucose management and overall diabetes management.
24 July 2019
Nearly half a million Australians are living with dementia and with the ageing population this number will double in the next 30 years.
12 July 2019
Digestive symptoms such as heartburn, indigestion, constipation and diarrhoea are common presentations in primary care.1,2,3
8 July 2019
Vitamin D deficiency is a significant public health issue in Australia.1
2 July 2019
Obesity is recognised as a “serious, chronic, relapsing disease process of energy regulation”.1Long-term weight loss is often difficult, and rebound weight gain is common.2 This may be due to brain systems that are predisposed to regain lost weight, triggering increased…