Medication reviews and dementia

Dementia includes a range of neurological disorders characterised by memory loss and cognitive impairment. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, accounting...

Pain pointers: How to prepare your pharmacy for codeine change

Preparing now for the up‑scheduling of codeine‑containing medicines to prescription-only will mean pharmacists are in a better position to inform and educate their customers....

Reducing stroke risk in dementia patients

A commonly-used treatment for Alzheimer's disease could reduce the risk of stroke among people with dementia. The Australian-Swedish study, co-authored by Monash University researchers, focussed...

The power of compassion in clinical pharmacy

Yong Deng is a Grade 1 clinical pharmacist at Monash Health and one of the founders of South Sudanese Australian Youth United (SSAYU), a...

Practice advice Q&A – Power blackout product safety

Q: A blackout knocked out power to our fridges. How do I determine what is still safe to use? A: Refrigeration is required for temperature-sensitive...

Money Matters: Superannuation

I don’t feel like I can live off less money per month but I have heard of the importance of making additional super payments...