Over-prescribing in the elderly

Pharmacists when co-locating with GPs play a valuable role in reducing over-prescribing in older patients. Over 12 months, pharmacists in an ACT-based pilot study recommended...

Once-daily triple therapy for COPD to be PBS listed

A once-daily, single inhaler triple therapy for  chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is set to be listed on the PBS from 1 July. The...

Just what the pharmacist ordered

Pharmacist prescribing is ‘imminent’, says PSA National President Dr Shane Jackson. So what could that mean for you and your patients? Pharmacists will have...

Research winners for PSA18

Researchers examining polypharmacy within aged populations have won the best paper and best poster categories at PSA18. Lauren Corre and a team of University of...

Rural pharmacy owner

Isolation, recruiting staff and juggling a whole lot of balls at once are key challenges facing rural pharmacists. Rural pharmacy owner Courtney McMahon MPS...

Old drug, new tricks: Metformin

Metformin’s road to becoming the most prescribed glucose-lowering medicine in the world reads as an interesting biography. Learning objectives  After reading this article, pharmacists should...