Retail Pharmacy Admin

CP2025 project findings for pharmacy’s future

Community pharmacies of all types are meeting the expectations of patients, attracting  high levels of satisfaction and trust, according to initial findings of the Pharmacy Guild’s Community Pharmacy 2025 (CP2025) project. The Guild says CP2025 is an all-encompassing, no holds-barred initiative looking at the future of community pharmacy with a …

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150,000 Aussies unaware they have

Despite glaucoma being the world’s leading cause of irreversible blindness, more than 10 million Australians don’t automatically consider having a simple eye test from an optometrist or ophthalmologist, which can save their sight, says Glaucoma Australia (GA). This means they are potentially suffering preventable but irreversible blindness. The peak Australian …

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Sweet drinks key driver in childhood obesity gap

A Deakin University study of more than 3,000 children shows children in Australia’s lowest socioeconomic group are far more likely to consume sugary drinks and savoury junk food than their wealthier peers, leading to much higher rates of obesity. The research, published this week in the <itals>International Journal of Epidemiology<itals>, …

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