Misuse of opioids often starts innocently enough – but there needs to be greater awareness of the risk and how to address chronic pain, says one stakeholder While most people …

Electronic prescriptions are now transacting across Australia, with the Northern Territory’s successful dispense of its first paperless electronic prescription on 1 September eRx Script Exchange has now successfully enabled electronic …

TerryWhite Chemmart has launched a Dispensary Excellence Program to its network, which it says is a key program that will further support TWC pharmacies in the year ahead The program …

Chemist Discount Centre has this week introduced a new long-term pricing strategy across the national brand The first phase roll-out covers 5% of its planogram items and is estimated to …

What career pathways are available to pharmacists, beyond the usual options of community or hospital pharmacy? Join us for a ‘fireside chat’ featuring two pharmacists who have carved out diverse …

A new pre-conception, pregnancy, and breastfeeding multivitamin has been launched in Australian pharmacies this week Building the foundation for a healthy pregnancy begins long before falling pregnant. Natalis, a new …

A trainee dispenser felt like an “emotional wreck” after a pharmacist allegedly threatened that she would be kidnapped by four men in a black van if she did not date …

The WA branch of the Pharmacy Guild has highlighted the work the sector has done in keeping the rate of flu low in the 2020 season Influenza in Western Australia …

Nominations for recognising pharmacy assistants in Australia close on Monday 7 September The Pharmacy Guild of Australia/Maxigesic Pharmacy Assistant of the Year Award, or PATY, is open to all Australian …

A doctor has appealed his suspension, saying that he should be allowed to reduce COVID-19-related strain on the health system by seeing his patients The case was an appeal against …

New edition of National Asthma Handbook is launched The National Asthma Council Australia has today (26 August) launched the latest edition of the Australian Asthma Handbook V2.1  – which outlines …

UTS Innovative Pharmacist of the Year award postponed due to COVID-19 The annual UTS Innovative Pharmacist of the Year award has become another casualty of the COVID-19 pandemic. The UTS …