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Cautionary advisory labels

Scenario A 70-year-old male patient is being discharged from hospital today and you note that swallowing difficulties are detailed in his case history. The dispensing...

Current evidence for medicinal cannabis

Case scenario A doctor from the medical centre down the road has called you to ask for some advice. He would like to know...

New Zealand model of OTC sildenafil earns praise

A small study has investigated community pharmacist attitudes to the over-the-counter (OTC) supply of sildenafil in New Zealand, finding it has enhanced their primary...

Nasal swab offers hope for reducing vancomycin use

A study has found a pharmacy-driven protocol using nasal swabs to assess methicillin‑resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in pneumonia cases holds promise for reducing unnecessary...

DAA program to be expanded in community pharmacies

The Dose Administration Aids (DAA) program will be available to 70,000 more patients each year through community pharmacies, with the Federal Government announcing increased...

Transitioning to hospital pharmacy

Seeking greater remuneration and a different working life, some community pharmacists find themselves considering the leap to hospitals. So what do they need to...