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Pharmacological interventions for managing acute pancreatitis

The prevalence of acute pancreatitis is between 5 and 30 per 100,000 population worldwide. It also represents the most common cause for gastrointestinal hospital...

Pharmacists in GP surgeries: the UK perspective

The workforce issue facing general practice has been around for some time in the United Kingdom. Between 2007 and 2014, the GP clinical workload...

Barriers removed for pharmacists to seek mental health treatment

Changes in Australian mandatory reporting laws will remove barriers to mental health treatment for health professionals. Australian federal, state and territory health ministers at April’s...

Counselling patients on ineffective health apps

While health and fitness apps promise to improve the quality of life for users through positive behavioural changes, few systematic reviews have collated their...

PSA urges unity between GPs and pharmacists

Stoking a turf war between GPs and pharmacists will harm patient care, PSA National President Dr Shane Jackson has warned. On Monday, the RACGP urged...

How to run a CVD screening and assessment service

Scenario: You have decided to run a cardiovascular screening and risk assessment service in the pharmacy. The target screening group is ‘all willing patients over...