What do key pharmacy and health stakeholders want the 2016/17 Federal Budget to deliver? The 2016/17 Federal Budget is due to be delivered today. Most of the discussion, as far …

Regulators are warning women of a possible risk of miscarriage following use of an oral antifungal. The US Food and Drug Administration has issued an announcement in late April advising …

PDL renewals are due by tomorrow 30 April 2016 Have you renewed yet? You still have time. Go to the PDL website and click ‘My Account’ to get started. Your PDL …

Diclofenac the NSAID most commonly associated with liver injury, study finds Caution is needed when recommending diclofenac due to an increased risk of liver injury, experts say. A US study …

A new five-mornings after pill is now available in Australia The EllaOne pill, available on prescription from this week, is being distributed in Australia by MS Health, a non-profit arm …

One treatment in particular drove pharmaceutical sales growth in 2015 A report by US pharmaceutical industry news website First World Pharma has listed the 50 fastest selling drug brands in …

The Review of Pharmacy Remuneration and Regulation is due to release its initial discussion paper this month Community pharmacy is still waiting for the release of the Review of Pharmacy remuneration …

Real-time monitoring gets a budget boost Pharmacy groups have welcomed a Victorian government budget commitment to fund a real-time prescription monitoring program. The funding commitment of $30 million in this …

Doctors say selling CAMs is a violation of medical ethics Most doctors believe it is unethical for pharmacists to sell complementary medicines without an established evidence based. A new poll …

Consumer info on the right time to take medicines not up to scratch, experts say Information available to consumers and health professionals about the optimal time to take medications is …

A majority of Australian pharmacists want to leave the profession, a poll suggests. Medicine stands to be a major beneficiary if pharmacists follow through with their threat to leave the …

Savage cuts to pharmacy funding defended by UK Prime Minister, who says money is better spent on GPs and nurses. The severe (6%) funding cuts that causing uproar among UK …