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The new President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) is Dr Chris Freeman – currently Clinical Senior Lecturer and the Director of the Centre for Optimising Pharmacy Practice-based Excellence in Research (COPPER) at the University of Queensland and...
What happens when emotional pain becomes physical? Dr Anchita Karmakar and clinical pharmacist and PainWISE Director Joyce McSwan explore this concept. When Dr Karmakar lost her daughter, abducted by the child’s father and taken to a foreign country, it began...
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...
Consultant pharmacist Robyn Saunders has spent much of her career committed to improving the standard of aged care but that doesn't mean the young have escaped her attention. Ms Saunders, who was awarded the Victorian Pharmacist Medal at the recent...
Male pharmacy graduates earn an average $10,000 more than their female counterparts after three years on the job, a new report has shown. Although female graduates start their careers earning ever-so-slightly more than men ($200 a year more), after three...
Dr Renly Lim is a Research Fellow at the University of South Australia working to expand the role of pharmacists in residential care facilities, developing and evaluating a service to prevent medication-related side effects using digital health tools. How did...
Geraldine Moses FPS wears many hats. She’s a hospital-based drug information consultant and clinical pharmacist, and provider of the Australian Dental Association’s (ADA) national drug information advisory service, Pharma-Advice. Dr Moses is also an adjunct associate professor at the University...
Australian pharmacy professionals have received top honours at the 78th FIP World Congress of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences in Glasgow, while PSA has been named co-host for the FIP Congress in 2021. PSA members Tina Brock MPS and John Bell...
Isolation, recruiting staff and juggling a whole lot of balls at once are key challenges facing rural pharmacists. Rural pharmacy owner Courtney McMahon MPS talks about the challenges and the rewards. How did you become a rural pharmacy owner in...
Pharmacists play a signi­ficant role in the optimisation of medicine use across healthcare settings, and should be considered integral participants in multidisciplinary collaboration Learning objectives   After reading this article, pharmacists should be able to: Describe the benefits of including a...