What the Aged Care Royal Commission means for pharmacists

When the Aged Care Royal Commission began in February, Minister for Aged Care Ken Wyatt, released a statement reaffirming the government’s commitment to the regulation...

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...

The role of pharmacists in supporting the health and wellbeing of...

Local community pharmacists play a vital role in improving health outcomes for LGBTI people and people living with HIV. There has been greater recognition of...

Medication management gives athletes a sporting chance 

Effectively managing the medication and health of elite athletes is always the right medicine for their sporting success.  However it’s often difficult when high-performance...

‘Conservative’ King Review response

Health Minister Greg Hunt hints at no major shake-up, but trade-offs will be made. Attempting to allay fears of a major pharmacy sector shake-up, the...

Down-scheduling of oral antibiotics could improve patient access, study finds

Immediate patient access to antibiotics through pharmacies has been recognised as a factor in addressing antibiotic misuse in the community, as antimicrobial resistance increases. A...