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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...

Academic and hospital pharmacist Jacinta Johnson MPS

Growing up in the country, Jacinta Johnson MPS always wanted to work in a healthcare role, and pharmacy seemed to offer opportunities that no...

Pharmacy evolution – doing things differently

Community pharmacies must continue to evolve if they wish to thrive into the future. What does that look like in practice? ‘Fifty cigarettes a day...