Choosing wisely: sedatives

In the third of a six-part series, we expand on the PSA Choosing Wisely recommendations, taking a closer look at the use of sedatives....

Practice advice: becoming a general practice pharmacist

I’m interested in becoming a general practice pharmacist. What steps do I need to take to get there? From January 2020, incentives will be provided...

Outstanding student wins award at PSA19 Gala Dinner

University of Western Australia student Alice Hashiguchi was awarded the 2019 PSA Mylan Pharmacy Student of the Year (PSOTY) Award last night. Ms Hashiguchi was...

Pharmacological interventions for managing acute pancreatitis

The prevalence of acute pancreatitis is between 5 and 30 per 100,000 population worldwide. It also represents the most common cause for gastrointestinal hospital...

Pharmacists in GP surgeries: the UK perspective

The workforce issue facing general practice has been around for some time in the United Kingdom. Between 2007 and 2014, the GP clinical workload...

Barriers removed for pharmacists to seek mental health treatment

Changes in Australian mandatory reporting laws will remove barriers to mental health treatment for health professionals. Australian federal, state and territory health ministers at April’s...