Obstructive sleep apnoea

Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is characterised by repetitive, partial (hypopnoea) or complete (apnoea) occlusions of the upper airway during sleep, resulting in frequent arousals...

Wound management and dressings

Wound management is a core component of pharmacy practice that can be extended, with training, to a clinic setting in community pharmacy. It consists of...

Keeping watch: models of prescription monitoring

Victoria has begun rolling out its SafeScript real-time prescription monitoring program, prompting many to ask: When will pharmacists see a national system? Wading through the...

Is Australia’s scope of care lagging behind?

Nations around the globe used to look to Australia for examples of bold and innovative pharmacy funding projects. But many of our overseas peers...

Meet PSA’s new President

The new President of the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) is Dr Chris Freeman – currently Clinical Senior Lecturer and the Director of the...

Are antibiotics courses for common infections too long?

In the fight against antibiotic resistance, shorter courses of antibiotics are now recommended for patients with common infections, but how short is long enough? The...