From a sudden death on a Mt Albert pharmacy shop floor to illegal abortions and tooth extractions, retired pharmacist Grahame Hamblin’s self-published book Pharmacy of Yesteryear is crammed with anecdotes and musings from retired New Zealand pharmacists
Consumer New Zealand, a watchdog organisation “dedicated to getting New Zealanders a fairer deal”, is in hot water with the pharmacy sector after posting on social media a 2003 cover highly critical of the profession
Pharmacists, as well as dishing out lotions and potions to help physical ails, frequently dispense advice on the importance of practising self-care and good mental health. But sometimes taking your own advice can be a hard pill to swallow.
An online survey conducted by Pharmacy Today last month drew 47 comments, with most people voicing a desire for more knowledge about the Treaty of Waitangi and how to apply it to their pharmacy practice
Pharmacy students around the country are readying their regalia for their upcoming graduations after a “hell of a year” of tertiary-level learning during a global pandemic. Meanwhile, Otago pharmacy students had their graduation ceremony called off over the weekend due to a security threat