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With new research showing current cardiovascular disease screening guidelines are missing younger at-risk Aboriginal people, a leading Aboriginal health specialist has highlighted the role pharmacists can play in preventative cardiac care. The statement from National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation...
I don’t feel like I can live off less money per month but I have heard of the importance of making additional super payments above the compulsory. Is it worth doing? There will never be a good time to start...
Seeking greater remuneration and a different working life, some community pharmacists find themselves considering the leap to hospitals. So what do they need to know? Transitioning from community to hospital pharmacy might seem like a daunting leap into the...
Kiama – on the NSW South Coast – has welcomed Australia’s first fully-branded Health Destination Pharmacy. Servicing a population of around 22,000 people, the Kiama Health Destination Pharmacy – located in the heart of town – has generated strong interest...
Almost a third of My Health Record-connected pharmacies have already reported using the system to avoid a potentially adverse event, according to new data from the Australian Digital Health Agency (ADHA). ADHA General Manager of Service Delivery Garth McDonald told...
Greater support for GP pharmacists, funds for high-cost medicine reduction and $1 billion for new PBS spending have emerged as the high points of the Federal Budget. PSA National President Shane Jackson welcomed a Workforce Incentive Program that will see...
The implementation of a Minor Ailments Scheme (MAS) has major support in Australian pharmacy. Here’s why it’s needed – and how it’s going to work. Minor Ailments Schemes (MAS) involve pharmacists treating and referring patients who present with common...
The recent dust storms and bushfires in NSW and Queensland serve as a reminder of the escalating effects of climate change, leading to an increase in the frequency and intensity of extreme weather events. In response, pharmacist and respiratory health...
Community pharmacists in the Northern Territory are well-prepared for the national My Health Record (MHR) rollout, with nearly 70% of pharmacies either registered or awaiting registration processing. Sam Keitaanpaa, Clinical Service Specialist at Country Wellness Group in Darwin, said the...
As trusted custodians of personal health information, pharmacists need to be transparent and detailed on exactly how they keep customers’ data confidential and secure. A regular patient walks into their local Sydney pharmacy and asks to pick up her husband's...