Choosing wisely: an insight into polypharmacy

In the second of a six-part series, we expand on the PSA Choosing Wisely recommendations, taking a closer look at polypharmacy. The PSA’s Choosing Wisely...

From the President: pharmacist prescribing

Prescribing is more than just putting pen to paper – but falls well within pharmacists’ scope of practice. Adding prescribing to the repertoire of the...

The effectiveness and safety of breast cancer medications

The purpose of this evidence summary is to present the best available evidence regarding the efficacy and safety of breast cancer prevention medications (CPM). Background...

We must embrace change and lead new models of care

Since becoming National President, I have received significant levels of feedback in support of PSA’s development of pharmacists working in general practice. I have also...

The case for automated dispensing

Buying expensive robotics could seem a counterintuitive way to boost profitability while increasing customer interactions but that is the promise of automated dispensing. Could...

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...