Antimicrobial stewardship and pharmacy

antimicrobial
Antibiotic resistance is a global problem. Locally, it is an issue of great significance, as Australia is one of the highest users of antibiotics...

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...

Complementary medicine: Osteoarthritis

Pain caused by osteoarthritis (OA) is a common presentation in a community pharmacy, with many patients seeking advice on complementary and alternative medicines that...

Pharmacists improving management of allergies

Community pharmacists are well-placed to help people with hypersensitive airways, according to allergist and APP18 presenter Dr Jessica Tattersall. Australia has some of the highest...

Academic and hospital pharmacist Jacinta Johnson MPS

Growing up in the country, Jacinta Johnson MPS always wanted to work in a healthcare role, and pharmacy seemed to offer opportunities that no...

Decoding the lure of the bush

Recruitment is a perennial challenge for rural pharmacy. So what is being done to change this? It will come as no surprise to many pharmacists...