Pharmacists could do more to educate consumers on the risks of medicines that impair alertness A series of detailed interviews with community pharmacists shows that many in the profession believe …

The TGA has provided updates on new and ongoing medicine shortages relevant to pharmacy The shortage warnings include: * There is limited availability of the hyperthyroidism treatment Neo-Mercazole (carbimazole) 5 …

New PBS listings from special meeting revealed, while the TGA warns on a new product shortage   A special meeting of the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC) in December 2016 …

Leading pharmacists have been recognised in the 2017 Australia Day honours Former ACT PSA president Professor Gabrielle Cooper was awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia in the general …

The latest round of PBS price disclosure cuts has been publicly released A range of common medications are included in the April 2017 round of reductions, released yesterday, with some …

Successful 2016 performance by leading medication adherence management company   Medication management software provider, MedAdvisor, has reported strong performance for the last quarter of 2016. MedAdvisor Limited has released its …

The Australian Community Pharmacy Authority has been ordered to reconsider its rejection of an application to supply pharmaceutical benefits from a WA medical centre An initial application for a pharmacy …

Label warnings on the possible cardiovascular risk of ADHD medications are inconsistent and ambiguous, say experts  Product labelling warning of the cardiovascular risks of ADHD medication is inconsistent, say researchers …

Which medicines attract the highest TV advertising spend in the US? A new report has revealed just how astronomical is the amount of money spent on pharmaceutical advertising in the …

Call for pharmacies to be compensated for providing free medicines and supplies during a disaster Interviews with seven Tasmanian pharmacists whose practices were impacted during the catastrophic 2013 bushfire season …

GuildCare Pharmacy of the Year finalists revealed In a break with tradition, GuildCare has announced three finalists for the 2017 GuildCare Pharmacy of the Year award. The three pharmacies are:  …

Government should scrap co-pay increases and move to electronic recording, CHF says The Federal Government should reform the PBS safety net so consumers with high usage of PBS medicines have …