High-dose influenza vaccine

influenza vaccination
This article was supported through an unrestricted grant from Sanofi Pasteur. Annual influenza vaccination is important for the entire population, except those with an absolute contraindication...

Healthcare highway: Pharmacists in the driver’s seat

Australia’s National Digital Health Strategy has outlined a five-year transition to a digitally connected health system, beginning with opt-out My Health Records for every...

Q&A: Chief Medical Officer Brendan Murphy

Since taking up the Chief Medical Officer post in 2016, Professor Brendan Murphy has made a number of strategic interventions in the pharmacy sphere,...

Risks and benefits of CAMs in aged care

What role do pharmacists play in supporting and counselling the ageing population in improving their health outcomes with relevant CAMs? This question is a common...

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...