The doubling of funds for professional services in the 6CPA represents recognition that community pharmacists are now primary healthcare providers, claims Charlie Benrimoj, professor of pharmacy practice and head of …

Prostate cancer is the fourth most common cause of male deaths and more must be done improve survival rates, by detecting it early. Prostate cancer has the dubious distinction of being fourth most …

Dermatologists and pharmacists are calling for consistent patient advice on the use of topical corticosteroids.

The de-listing of some OTC medications from the PBS is “pure speculation” and a decision not to be taken lightly, says NSW Guild president, Paul Sinclair.

As the most accessible healthcare providers pharmacists can play a vital role in helping people with safe and effective pain management.

Now you can recommend a gentle but effective over-the-counter product that provides pregnant women relief from constipation. Constipation is quite common in pregnant women: up to 40%* of pregnant women …

While it’s no secret that a balanced diet and active lifestyle can help maintain optimal health levels as we grow older, evidence has indicated that Omega-3 DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) may further assist healthy ageing.

Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is developing new guidelines to assist medical students learn prescribing skills in a push to reduce errors in medical prescriptions.

The Australian Self Medication Industry (ASMI) has revealed its 2015 Committee of Management which will drive “an ambitious advocacy program in 2015”.

Pharmacy Guild says community pharmacists can help deliver better health outcomes and a more sustainable Medicare.

Anyone who’s experienced reflux knows only too well how uncomfortable that burning feeling can be. But when it occurs frequently it can lead to inflammation and potential ulceration of the …

Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) can increase the chances of a smoker quitting by 60% in comparison to unassisted quit smoking attempts, writes Leanne Philpott. Key Points Despite a decrease in …