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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...
Susanne Weress’s pharmacy career has taken her from Sydney to London, Singapore to Sri Lanka and Kenya to Kyrgyzstan. Bookending that incredible journey has been a dedication to rural and regional Australia, not only as a clinical and consultant...
Researchers examining polypharmacy within aged populations have won the best paper and best poster categories at PSA18. Lauren Corre and a team of University of South Australia researchers were awarded the PSA18 Best Poster Prize for their project, Mapping medication...
University of Canberra’s Ben Coghlan has won the 2018 PSA Pharmacy Student of the Year (PSOTY) Award, announced at the PSA18 gala dinner last night in Sydney. Mr Coghlan, who also won the PSOTY People’s Choice Award, is soon to...
A three-pronged safety system aimed at cutting errors in medicine dosing in hospital settings has won the Pharmacy Shark Tank at PSA18. Professor Lyndal Trevena has won the Pharmacy Shark Tank at PSA18 after impressing the panel of experts with...