Patient resource helps to boost health literacy

Patient resource helps to boost health literacy
Tuesday 21 October 2014, 5:11PM

Pharmacists will be among those distributing a new health literacy resource for a Health Quality and Safety Commission initiative

Auckland pharmacist takes skills to the Himalayas

Tuesday 21 October 2014, 4:37PMAuckland pharmacist takes skills to the Himalayas
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Tokoroa pharmacist gets poetic

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