Healthcare highway: Pharmacists in the driver’s seat

Australia’s National Digital Health Strategy has outlined a five-year transition to a digitally connected health system, beginning with opt-out My Health Records for every...

Medication management gives athletes a sporting chance 

Effectively managing the medication and health of elite athletes is always the right medicine for their sporting success.  However it’s often difficult when high-performance...

‘Conservative’ King Review response

Health Minister Greg Hunt hints at no major shake-up, but trade-offs will be made. Attempting to allay fears of a major pharmacy sector shake-up, the...

Down-scheduling of oral antibiotics could improve patient access, study finds

Immediate patient access to antibiotics through pharmacies has been recognised as a factor in addressing antibiotic misuse in the community, as antimicrobial resistance increases. A...

Management of apathy in patients with Alzheimer’s disease

People diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease often experience symptoms of apathy, which can be treated by pharmacological and behavioural interventions. The purpose of this evidence...

TGA outcomes of listed sunscreen products review

Pharmacists may recall news headlines earlier this year about people experiencing significant sunburn despite application of high sun protection factor sunscreens. Reports were accompanied...