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Weekly Comment

Every month Pharmacy Daily recruits an industry professional to be our guest columnist and supply the industry with general information about their profession or service, which features in the issue each Monday.
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Weekly comment

Posted: Mon 11 Apr 16

Weekly Comment -11 April 16 : Diabetes in pregnancy


GESTATIONAL diabetes mellitus (GDM) is a specific type of diabetes that only occurs during pregnancy.


Posted: Mon 04 Apr 16

Weekly Comment – 4 April 16 : Breastfeeding and Mastitis


MASTITIS is an inflammation of the breast that can be caused by an obstruction or infection.


Posted: Mon 21 Mar 16

Weekly Comment – 21 March 16 : Keep your customer data safe


RANSOMWARE has become an increasingly common security threat, with Australian businesses being targeted by various attacks or phishing scams.


Posted: Mon 14 Mar 16

Weekly Comment – 14 March 16 : Embracing cloud computing


CLOUD computing enables the efficient use of information and software that is stored in the cloud, and pharmacies can reap many benefits by adopting cloud based services.


Posted: Mon 07 Mar 16

Weekly Comment – 7 March 16 : Customer Experience


IN AN increasingly uncertain and competitive environment for community pharmacies, providing a great customer experience is the differentiator for your business.


Posted: Mon 29 Feb 16

Weekly Comment – 29 Feb 16 : When referral is recommended


AS A pharmacist, your medicines expertise and frequent contact with patients prescribed antidepressants makes you ideally positioned to provide education, discuss management plans and monitor effectiveness and adverse effects to treatment.


Posted: Mon 22 Feb 16

Weekly Comment – 22 Feb 16 : Addressing antidepressant expectations


APPROXIMATELY 50% of people with depression respond to treatment with the first antidepressant trialled.


Posted: Mon 15 Feb 16

Weekly Comment 15 Feb 16 : Supporting antidepressant adherence


Suboptimal medicine use as a barrier to successfully treating a medical condition is something all pharmacists are familiar with.