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The same day Jessica Chapman-Goetz MPS became a registered pharmacist in late 2015 she received a diagnosis for breast cancer. But she wasn’t about to step away from the job she loved, and has come to understand the integral...
It took a trip to Canada, but Danielle Bancroft MPS went from community pharmacist to Product Manager and User Experience (UX) Designer at Fred IT Group. We spoke to the self-described ‘tech ninja’ about her unconventional career pathway. You...
A key tenet of PSA’s strategic intent is ensuring pharmacists are rewarded and recognised to reflect our high levels of training, our expertise and our contribution to the health system. I know many pharmacists are greatly dissatisfied with how...
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...
Cathie Reid MPS is an entrepreneur, a self-confessed ‘tech geek’, a philanthropist and healthcare pioneer. But her career trajectory could have been very different if it wasn’t for the encouragement of a former employer and teacher. What initially drew...
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...