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Discrepancies revealed in GP referral letters

A comparison of medicines information contained in GP referral letters with that elicited from Home Medicines Reviews (HMRs) has found discrepancies for 90% of...

Clinical and consultant pharmacist Susanne Weress

Susanne Weress’s pharmacy career has taken her from Sydney to London, Singapore to Sri Lanka and Kenya to Kyrgyzstan. Bookending that incredible journey has...

Updated heart failure and atrial fibrillation guidelines

New guidelines on heart failure and atrial fibrillation have been released, including new pharmacological recommendations. Released by the National Heart Foundation of Australia (NHF) in...

Navigating South Pacific health care on a sea of data

A group of Melbourne pharmacists have developed a data aggregation and visualisation platform used for strengthening health supply chains, disaster response and improving health...

Obstructive sleep apnoea

Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is characterised by repetitive, partial (hypopnoea) or complete (apnoea) occlusions of the upper airway during sleep, resulting in frequent arousals...

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...