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Healthcare highway: Pharmacists in the driver’s seat

Australia’s National Digital Health Strategy has outlined a five-year transition to a digitally connected health system, beginning with opt-out My Health Records for every...

Q&A: Chief Medical Officer Brendan Murphy

Since taking up the Chief Medical Officer post in 2016, Professor Brendan Murphy has made a number of strategic interventions in the pharmacy sphere,...

Risks and benefits of CAMs in aged care

What role do pharmacists play in supporting and counselling the ageing population in improving their health outcomes with relevant CAMs? This question is a common...

Meningococcal vaccines

Meningococcal disease is an acute bacterial infection that can affect the brain and spinal cord (meningitis), or the blood (septicaemia); whilst some patients can...

Medication adherence through community pharmacy intervention

Community pharmacist-led interventions have been shown to improve adherence and health outcomes for patients with chronic diseases but a number of barriers remain. Researchers from...

Difficult patients: Calming the storm

Dealing with aggressive or abusive patients is one of the least pleasant components of a community pharmacist’s role. What’s best practice for avoiding or...