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A day in the life of Alice Nugent

Alice Nugent MPS is an accredited pharmacist working in several AHSs around Dubbo in regional NSW. After completing her pharmacy studies, Ms Nugent travelled around...

Complementary medicine: Osteoarthritis

Pain caused by osteoarthritis (OA) is a common presentation in a community pharmacy, with many patients seeking advice on complementary and alternative medicines that...

The role of pharmacists in new euthanasia laws

On 29 November 2017, the Victorian Parliament passed the Voluntary Assisted Dying Act 2017. This is the first time an Australian state government has legislated...

How AI might help identify adverse drug events

The development of natural language processing (NLP) capabilities is opening new avenues for pharmacovigilance and pharmacists can play a key role in the process. US...

Hand in hand: Healthcare benefits of GP pharmacists 

The emerging role for Australian pharmacists working in general practices is seen by many pharmacists as an exciting new career opportunity. It is supported...

Pharmacists: the secret ingredient in the quit smoking journey

Each year, approximately 15,500 Australian families face the grief and trauma of someone they love dying from a disease caused by smoking. In 2017,...