The PSA has launched a new concept in pharmacy education conferences, aiming to incorporate the best of two of PSA’s existing events: PAC and CPEXpo. National President of PSA, Grant …

Government spending on the PBS per head of population has been in decline for almost three years, reinforcing the sustainability of the current scheme, the Medicines Partnership Australia says. The …

Victorian Labor has promised to support 20 pharmacies to become 24/7 Super Pharmacies if it is elected on the weekend. An Andrews Labor Government would fund pharmacies to stay open …

The Abbott Government’s shelving of its controversial $7 GP copayment is a win for health policy, AMA president Brian Owler told the ABC’s Virginia Trioli today. “I think it’s a …

The global depression crisis is being examined at a gathering of international policymakers, health and business leaders and academics in London. Australian mental health leaders Pat McGorry and Jack Heath …

META, a collaborative network of manufacturing businesses and researchers, today announced a collaborative project between Hospira, GlaxoSmithKline and CSL to generate a targeted 3% productivity boost with an estimated return …

Priceline Pharmacy has opened its landmark 250th store this week at Priceline Pharmacy Gateways in Western Australia. It’s 12 years since the first Priceline Pharmacy opened at Pakenham in Melbourne’s …

The principal aim when managing neuropathic pain is to improve the patient’s quality of life by attaining maximum pain relief with minimal treatment-associated adverse effects, and restoring functional ability.

Former President of the Pharmacy Guild’s South Australian Branch, Adelaide pharmacist Ian Todd, has been awarded the Barry Schultz medal for 2014. The medal is awarded to a pharmacist deemed …

The Australian Pharmacy Council has drafted the Standards for the Accreditation of Programs to Support Pharmacist Administration of Vaccines 2014, which were released for public consultation in July 2014. It …

Board notifications regarding pharmacists have increased by more than those regarding health practitioners overall, in 2013/4. There has been a 16% increase in notifications made about health practitioners in 2014, …

Pharmacists will have more contact with cancer patients as more and more of them are treated with oral anticancer medicines that can be taken at home, reports Lisa Offord. Key …