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Getting the most out of your pharmacist

Pharmacists don't just fill prescriptions. They are also able to give a wide range of free, evidence based, health advice and services.

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Find local health services

The National Health Services Directory (NHSD) provides easy access to reliable and consistent information about health services for everyone.

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Seeing a pharmacist: parents & kids guide | Raising Children Network

A pharmacist is a primary health professional who can give you and your child advice about health, wellbeing, illness and treatment for common conditions.

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Asthma inhaler and medication tips - National Asthma Council Australia

How to stick to your asthma medications Ask your doctor, pharmacist or asthma educator about the role of each of your medications. Ask them for written i

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Action Plans & etraining - Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia

Action Plans Visit  ASCIA Anaphylaxis Resources for  more than just Action Plans for Anaphylaxis EpiPen®   ASCIA e-training ASCIA Anaphylaxis e-training for school and childcare ASCIA anaphylaxis e-training for health professionals ASCIA anaphylaxis e-training for pharmacists ASCIA food allergy e-training for dietitians and other health professionals

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How to quit when you're pregnant or breastfeeding

Tips on quitting when your pregnant, from first trimester to post delivery.

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Contraception – the combined pill - Better Health Channel

The two types of oral contraception available in Australia are the combined pill, known as the Pill, and the mini pill.

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Children's medicines and medications | Raising Children Network

When kids are sick, you want to help them feel better. But it can be hard to know whether children’s medicine and medications will help. Our guide explains.

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Conjunctivitis: self-care - MyDr.com.au

A major cause of eye problems is allergic, bacterial or viral conjunctivitis (inflammation of the 'wet' surfaces of the eye). Find out what products are available for conjunctivitis.

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Taking medicines when breastfeeding - NPS MedicineWise

When you are breastfeeding, medicines you take may pass into your breastmilk. Deciding to use any medicine involves weighing up the potential benefits and risks.

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