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Engaging hyper-connected patients

At PSA17, I discussed how pharmacists can engage hyper-connected patients to help them avoid misinformation or misadventure. In case you missed it, here are...

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...

Pharmacists improving management of allergies

Community pharmacists are well-placed to help people with hypersensitive airways, according to allergist and APP18 presenter Dr Jessica Tattersall. Australia has some of the highest...

Opioid replacement therapy: Supporting treatment

ORT
Case scenario Jason has just started on the opioid replacement therapy (ORT) treatment program, and will be seeing you to receive his methadone. He has...

People living with chronic pain fear stigma, research finds

New research from Chronic Pain Australia has found low awareness of the upcoming Pain MedsCheck trial among people living with chronic pain, as well...

Groups raise fears over Qld pharmacy deregulation

Submissions to the current Queensland Government inquiry into pharmacy ownership and regulation in the state have resoundingly supported current ownership provisions, amid concerns that...