Staph fears prompt nasal spray recall A batch of Metagenics NasoClear 30 mL nasal spray is being recalled due to concerns it may contain golden staph. The TGA and Health …

What’s being targeted in the 1 October PBS price cuts? More than 2,000 medicine brands will be reduced in price for non-concessional patients in the 1 October wave of PBS …

Critics ramp up attacks over pharmacy vitamin sales, but profession fights back Pharmacy’s income sources need to overhauled to reduce the reliance on complementary medicine sales, doctor’s groups have argued. …

Co-location of pharmacies with either supermarkets or medical centres would be welcomed by the AMA, as long as a registered pharmacist remained responsible for dispensing In its submission to the …

Pharmacy support staff sell complementary medicines with the aim of meeting consumer expectations, but may not consider evidence of product efficacy, research suggests Australian pharmacy academics conducted interviews with a …

With cold and flu season still lingering on, the free NPS MedicineWise case study on otitis media and the role of antibiotics provides a topical interactive online learning activity. Acute …

Former APPCo board member and ad man passes away Former Australian Pharmaceutical Publishing Company board member, retail advertising guru David Mattingly has passed away.    In the late 1960s, Mattingly …

As community pharmacy expands its professional clinical service role, questions continue to be raised over the absence of national standards for private consultation rooms. Speaking at the recent Pharmacy Connect …

The Review of Pharmacy Remuneration and Regulation should address concerns over the possible conflict of interest between pharmacy’s retail and health care roles, bioethicists believe. In an article entitled ‘Health …

10 quotes from pharmacy review chair Professor Stephen King on CWH, pharmacy viability and more Professor Stephen King, chair of the Pharmacy Remuneration and Regulation Review, did not hold back …

Abolishing location rules would be ‘stupid policy’, Stephen King argues, but modifications are likely   It would be “extremely surprising” if the Pharmacy Remuneration and Regulation Review panel recommended abolishing …

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia says it did not “throw the wholesalers under the bus” during 6CPA negotiations. Professor Stephen King, chair of the Pharmacy Remuneration and Regulation review panel …