September 1995: a new pharmacy organisation has just been launched, an inquiry into the pharmaceutical industry is ongoing, and employed pharmacists are looking for more work A “long-awaited” industry initiative …

Record bulk billing rates and massive telehealth take-up a sign of a successful COVID strategy: Minister says Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has highlighted new data showing record GP bulk …

Patients who attend a discount pharmacy are more likely to have a poorer perception of its service standards and are less likely to adhere to their medicines, new research suggests …

The number of Australians who die from unintentional drug overdose each year continues to rise, and is set to worsen due to COVID-19, a new report reveals. Released on International …

We’ve already done enough for pharmacy: government responds to call for pharmacy hazard allowance by asserting its previous support for the profession The Federal Government has not offered any additional …

TGA warns of a serious shortage of HRT patches, and their planned replacements, as well as some oral contraceptives Australia is facing a shortage of estradiol patches which will last …

Pharmacy leaders welcomed the end of World War II in our August 1945 issue, but a war of words was building over the government’s Pharmaceutical Benefits bill Pharmacy leaders expressed …

Complementary giant set to cut Australian jobs as its focus shifts to Asian markets and new digital opportunities Complementary medicine giant Blackmores is to cut about 10 per cent of …

Ranitidine set to remain an S3 medicine, while TGA decides to downschedule migraine and acne treatments The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) scheduling delegate has confirmed that the reflux treatment ranitidine …

Call for comment on October deadline for Melatonin Pharmacist Only downscheduling, as doctors back S3 decision  The Therapeutic Goods Administration has issued a call for further public submissions on its …

Pharmaceutical wholesalers exempt from Victorian warehouse and distribution restrictions: TGA  The TGA’s Medicine Shortages Working Party – comprising pharmaceutical industry, wholesaler and health professional groups – says it supports and …

There were concerns about the ‘muzzling’ of country town pharmacists in August 1920, meanwhile discussions were under way to develop a code of ethics for the profession A recent case …