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Change Rooms for Staff: Another Safety Measure

31.03.2020

As our compounding technicians and pharmacists enter the pharmacy to start their day, their first task is to enter the change room and prepare their Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). As you can see, we have employed different levels of dress for the different levels of personnel – just like any other large pharmaceutical producer. All […]

New Practitioner Prescription Upload in response to COVID-19

30.03.2020

As more of the workforce moves to work from home arrangements, we are starting to see more doctors doing the same, or completing their day in some form of isolation. Tele- and video-consulting are growing and ACPHARM is keeping up by implementing strategies to keep supplies of compounded medicines uninterrupted to our patients. In aid […]

Protection against COVID-19 at ACPHARM

20.03.2020

Since the beginning of this unusual health event, ACPHARM has been prepared in a number of ways to: Mitigate infection risk among employees. Mitigate infection risk for our patients. Minimise interruption to supply. Meet a number of new requirements caused by shortage. Mitigating infection risk among employees As a compounding pharmacy, we are well equipped […]

Poor sleep may increase heart disease in women

19.02.2020

New research out of Columbia University shows there may be a link between poor sleep and lower-quality diet, which could lead to complications with weight-gain and heart health. The study found that those with worse overall sleep quality consumed more of the added sugars associated with obesity and diabetes. Faris Zuraikat, PhD, postdoctoral fellow at […]

Cigarettes vs Food

30.01.2020

We knew the cost of cigarettes was going up, but did you know that Australia is now the most expensive country in the world in which to buy them? Take a look at this post, where a Tasmanian grandmother showed her grandkids just how much food you can buy for the same cost as ONE […]