Looking after number one

Self care should be pharmacists' number one priority. Patients’ needs are important, but the wellbeing of pharmacists is integral to the healthcare system.

Pregabalin add-on for drug-resistant focal epilepsy

This evidence summary presents the best available evidence regarding pregabalin add-on for drug-resistant focal epilepsy.1 Introduction Approximately 3–3.5% of Australians will experience epilepsy at some point...

What to do when faced with prescribing errors

What is best practice for community pharmacists for addressing GP prescribing errors? One outcome of a pharmacist’s responsibility may be the need to contact a...

ECPs – opening up

Early career pharmacists now make up the majority of the sector’s workforce, so how do they see the future panning out? Young, smart but underutilised...

Complementary medicines during cold and flu season

As cold and flu season reaches fever pitch, the demand for complementary medicines to help prevent and manage colds and influenza is increasing. A...

HPV vaccine – protective and no riskier than placebo

HPV vaccine protects against cervical precancer in female adolescents and does not increase the risk of serious adverse effects. This is the finding of Cochrane...