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Pharmacists should be embedded in aged care facilities nationwide.   The health of the aged care sector matters a great deal to PSA and the pharmacy profession. We have long advocated for pharmacists’ skills to be used more broadly across...
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 COAG Health Council meeting, voted unanimously to remove barriers stopping registered health professionals getting treatment...
PSA has unveiled a new digital health report, Connecting the dots: Digitally empowered pharmacists, at the PSA19 conference. The report, funded by the Australian Digital Health Agency, describes how digital health initiatives and technological transformation will empower pharmacists to be...
Ravi Sharma’s credentials in pharmacy are formidable. Recently appointed the Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s (RPS’s) director for England, he was also National Clinical Lead for Clinical Pharmacy and Genomics for the National Health Service (NHS) while holding several honouree and...
Australia prides itself on its multicultural chemistry, but it presents everyday challenges. Community pharmacy services can play their part by catering specifically for people from diverse backgrounds. Every third or fourth patient you treat is likely to have been born...
Some might assume employing someone with a declared disability would only bring complications. But some community pharmacies around Australia are leading the way in disability employment, and they say the benefits make it all worthwhile. It makes simple, ethical...
Pharmacists could secure expanded roles in antimicrobial stewardship, medication management and infection prevention under new aged care quality standards. The Quality of Care Amendment (Single Quality Framework) Principles 2018 will come into effect on 1 July 2019. General Practice Pharmacist...
A new study has found that parents who generally accept vaccination are susceptible to anti-vaccination rhetoric from politicians, suggesting that vaccine messaging needs to account for a wider array of dissenting voices. The web-based study asked 411 participants with children...
I’ve got my pharmacy degree, but I want to be ready for whatever the future holds. What else should I be doing to advance my practice? ⊕  I grew up in pharmacy and, although the days of looking up at...
PSA has welcomed the government’s commitment to pharmacy in the 2019-20 Federal Budget through the extension of the Administration Handling and Infrastructure (AHI) fee and reduced Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) wait times. PSA National President Dr Chris Freeman said PSA...