Ready-to-use tool for oncology

Pharmacists have a new oncology-focused tool for the evaluation and assessment of adverse drug events in oncology. French researchers have developed a trigger tool to...

Meningococcal vaccines

Meningococcal disease is an acute bacterial infection that can affect the brain and spinal cord (meningitis), or the blood (septicaemia); whilst some patients can...

Pharmacy skills will help close the gap in heart disease

With new research showing current cardiovascular disease screening guidelines are missing younger at-risk Aboriginal people, a leading Aboriginal health specialist has highlighted the role...

Breastfeeding and the role of the pharmacist

The health benefits of breastfeeding for both the mother and baby are significant, which is why breast milk is considered the best form of...

Skin cancer

There are three main types of skin cancer: basal cell carcinoma (BCC), squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) and melanoma. Learning objectives    After reading this article, pharmacists...

PBS listing brings new option for arthritis treatment

The first PBS-listed treatment for active non-radiographic axial spondyloarthritis will be available immediately to some patients, after the Federal Government negotiated a compassionate access...