NT offers financial rewards for pharmacists

The Northern Territory Government is offering incentives for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to relocate to fill a skills shortage. But what is pharmacist life...

The story of lithium and mental health

Lithium is an invaluable and lifesaving treatment for a range of psychiatric disorders, but its origins lie in patent medicine and the pioneering work...

Hidradenitis suppurativa (acne inversa)

What is hidradenitis suppurativa? Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS, also known as acne inversa) is a chronic inflammatory condition mostly affecting parts of the skin that...

Choosing Wisely: new medicines advice service arrives

The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) has released a list of recommendations for healthcare professionals to ensure the safe use of medicines. The launch of...

Closing the gap: Pharmacists in Aboriginal health

Pharmacists working in Aboriginal Health Services (AHS), with the support of recent Government reforms, are playing a key role in closing the gap and...

Asthma cigarettes: The original puffer

In this new regular series, AP is delving into the medicine catalogues of pharmacists of days past, to unearth often surprising remedies, like selling...