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The heart of the country

The heart of the country

How does pharmacy fit into the overall rural health picture? Could it play a greater role? Chris Brooker investigates.

Uncertain times: the year in review

Uncertain times: the year in review

A look back at some of the critical issues affecting community pharmacy in 2014.

Striking the right balance

Striking the right balance

While men have traditionally held most positions of power within pharmacy, Christie Moffat finds calls for change are gaining strength.

The 12 most influential people in pharmacy

The 12 most influential people in pharmacy

This month’s edition of Pharmacy News magazine reveals the 12 most influential people in pharmacy.

A matter of ethics: the homeopathy debate

A matter of ethics: the homeopathy debate

What will it take for pharmacists to stop selling diet pills, detoxes and homeopathic products? David Brill examines the debate around stocking 'bogus' medicines.

News

Skin check controls needed

Skin check controls needed

Parliamentary committee calls for protocols on pharmacy skin check services

Australia has medicine trust issues

Australia has medicine trust issues

Lack of trust in pharmacy impeding medicine downscheduling in Australia, study finds

  • News round-up

    APC wants applications for directors, NSW Intern of the Year named and it's Purple Day.

  • Chemist Warehouse loses look-alike pharmacy case

    Claims another chain mimicked store, catalogue and website appearance rejected

  • Call for certainty: 6CPA update

    The Guild wants a speedy negotiation and surety for dispensary incomes

  • News round-up

    PSA sustainable pharmacy awards launched; Australian company plans a cannabis pill; and Monash University enters a global pharmacy alliance....

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Videos

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Features

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Opinion

Moving beyond the crossroads

Professor Lisa Nissen, PSA QLD branch committee member

Moving beyond the crossroads

'We often feel like the pharmacy profession has been at a "crossroad" for decades', says Professor Lisa Nissen.

The right approach to pain

Grant Kardachi, national president of the PSA

The right approach to pain

'We must not neglect our duty of care in managing S3 medicines and ensure the best advice and outcomes for our patients', says Grant Kardachi, PSA national president.

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Education

Managing childhood asthma

Managing childhood asthma

It is estimated that one in 10 Australian children have asthma, although the prevalence has declined since 2001.

Managing the change: treating menopause

Managing the change: treating menopause

MENOPAUSE is a normal change that women go through when the ovarian reserve has been depleted. It marks the end of reproductive life and the end of menstruation.

  • Skin in the game:treating dermatitis

    Skin in the game:treating dermatitis

    Dermatitis is an overarching term to describe a number of skin conditions with an allergic or inflammatory origin.


  • Running out of puff

    Running out of puff

    What are the latest developments in smoking cessation pharmacotherapy, and what is the most up-to-date evidence-based advice?


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Business

Preparing your pharmacy for sale

Preparing your pharmacy for sale

What are five key documents you need to have in preparation for a sale?

4 surprising things your accountant can do for you

4 surprising things your accountant can do for you

In the face of climbing costs and falling revenues, who can you trust for solid financial advice?

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Guest Content

Expanding the role of pharmacists: How space impacts service

Expanding the role of pharmacists: How space impacts service

With the trend towards added consulting services and a host of specialised products far beyond that of the traditional product dispenser, pharmacies are facing the increasing need to adapt their store space to accommodate their added responsibilities.

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Travel

Bed down with Bond

Bed down with Bond

James Bond is not only a master of martinis, martial arts and seduction - he also has impeccable taste in hotels. travel weekly partnered up with Qantas to find six hotels with a 007 cameo role

Wine tasting around Australia

Wine tasting around Australia

Qantas epiQure invites their members for some ultimate wine tasting

  • 3 Wackiest Travel Insurance Claims

    Truth is stranger than fiction when it comes to some of the insurance claims made by travellers

  • The Carbon Tax Explained

    What does the carbon tax mean for you? This infographic gets to grips with the nuts and bolts of the...

  • Racist travel agency comes under fire

    Take a look at this tourism ad which promotes Asia with a message that can't be read unless you squint...

  • Japan's Comeback

    Five of Japan'smost iconic sights that are guaranteed to have your clients whipping out the camera for that perfect shot

  • Tasmania's 3 best outdoor activities

    Whether your client likes adrenalin charging through their veins or a more sedate experience, Tasmania serves up a smorgasbord of...

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