Safe hands: minimising antipsychotic use in the elderly

Concerns over the overuse of antipsychotics in Residential Aged Care Facilities have reached a high tide – but so have efforts to address the...

Improving patient health literacy

The evidence is in: positive health outcomes can hinge on patients’ ability to understand health information – and on pharmacists’ ability to impart it. Health...

A first line treatment option for cows’ milk allergy

Cows’ milk allergy (CMA) is one of the most common causes of food allergy in babies, affecting 1 in 50 Australian infants.1 As first...

The prolific pharmacist

West Australian researcher, educator, advocate and community pharmacist Dr Fei Sim has been named PSA's Early Career Pharmacist (ECP) of the year. 'Dr Sim is...

Relieve the pain and inflammation of osteoarthritis with Nurofen

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a chronic disease that usually affects the hands, knees and hips.1,2 The main symptoms are joint pain and stiffness that usually...

Hand in hand: Healthcare benefits of GP pharmacists 

The emerging role for Australian pharmacists working in general practices is seen by many pharmacists as an exciting new career opportunity. It is supported...