Embracing the benefits of My Health Record

Blue Mountains pharmacist Samantha Bowen MPS has been using My Health Record for the past six months at Winmalee Chemmart Pharmacy in New South...

Counselling patients on ineffective health apps

While health and fitness apps promise to improve the quality of life for users through positive behavioural changes, few systematic reviews have collated their...

Antibiotic resistance knowledge improving, but more to be done

Almost three-quarters of Australians are aware of the term ‘antibiotic resistance' and one quarter believe that it is affecting us, an NPS MedicineWise survey...

Q&A advice: Advancing your practice

I’ve got my pharmacy degree, but I want to be ready for whatever the future holds. What else should I be doing to advance...

Inquiry reveals the depth of Australia’s sleep deficit problem

The recently released government inquiry into sleep health identified the extent of the nation's sleep deficit and its impact on health, risk of accidents...

Consumer-generated data could improve health outcomes

A new study suggests that consumer-generated health data (CGHD) could empower patients, improve health outcomes, and reduce instances of self-diagnosis online.  The Australian research examined...