According to the Department of Health, since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, there have been more than a million Covid cases in Australia, with reports indicating that there are nearly 4000 patients in hospitals currently, and more than...

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There’s a danger hiding in plain sight in Australia, but we’re all so used to seeing the clues, it’s a danger many ignore. So often do we see people with dressings on their faces, following surgery for the removal of...
As we approach the season of goodwill, it helps to look a little beyond our immediate world and see how Australian healthcare workers are making a vital difference to the lives of the thousands in need of care overseas. Last...
For this month’s Pharmacy Assistant Profile, Retail Pharmacy Assistants spoke with Lorraine Nehme, pharmacy assistant at Blooms the Chemist Castle Plaza in the Adelaide suburb of Edwardstown, about her career highlights, challenges, and tips for other pharmacy assistants. How long have you...
The other day, scrolling through social media, I came across a quote, which read: 'You don't fake depression. You fake being OK.' The quote stopped me in my scroll and made me think about all the people we encounter...
What’s the secret to developing a winning mindset? According to professional soccer player turned coach Ross Aloisi, who we spoke to in this month's issue of Retail Pharmacy Assistants e-magazine, it comes down to a sense of self-confidence and self-belief mixed...
With summer just around the corner, social calendars are about to fill up. But could your breath be holding you back?  According to the European Journal of Dentistry, approximately 50% of the population suffer from bad breath at any given time. It's...
It’s well known that regular exercise is important as part of a healthy, balanced lifestyle, but how do we instil these healthy habits into our little ones? When it comes to exercise, what’s safe? What’s too much for little...
In the October issue of Retail Pharmacy Assistants e-magazine, we spoke with Glenn Cochran, CEO at PharmaCare Laboratories to learn more about the company and about one of the brands. Tell us about your background and how you came to work at...
In the October issue of Retail Pharmacy Assistants e-magazine, we shone the spotlight on the important work of the National Breast Cancer Foundation and spoke with Associate Professor Samantha Oakes, Director of Research Investment to learn more about the life-saving work...
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