It’s been a busy week for the pharmacy profession, as we head towards next week’s World Pharmacists Day Queensland passed legislation which brings the state one step closer to real …

Registration fees for pharmacists for 2019-20 will see one of the highest rates of increase among the health professions The national Boards for the regulated professions, and the Australian Health …

The Federal Government has decided to ban the sale of pure and highly concentrated caffeine food products, including pure caffeine powder, for personal consumption The ban comes after the Morrison …

Moves to limit inappropriate use and prescribing of alprazolam have not had the intended effect, according to a new study The study, published in JAMA Network Open, sought to investigate …

Victoria’s Department of Health and Human Services has launched its 2019 campaign to educate the public about thunderstorm asthma, including where to seek help Following the disastrous 2016 thunderstorm asthma …

NY pharmacy closed after non-pharmacist owner arrested over oxycodone distribution; British pharmacists and students under stress; another Canadian pharmacist sanctioned over snooping in health records Staten Island, New York: A …

Queensland has passed legislation which brings real time prescription monitoring one step closer in the state The Queensland Parliament has passed the Medicines and Poisons Act and the Therapeutic Goods …

Canberra pharmacists have joined with Hearts4Heart to perform pulse-testing on Federal Parliamentarians as part of a national campaign to prevent strokes Politicians who had their pulse and heart rate tested …

Supermarkets are only interested in the most profitable areas of pharmacy, one sector leader has warned, as marketing experts write in favour of deregulation In a piece in The Conversation, …

There’s a lot of hype about probiotics – and consumer interest is outrunning their understanding of the evolving science Probiotics—and prebiotics—are a growing and swiftly-evolving product segment in Australia, with …

The Health Minister and Shadow Minister gave us their thoughts on pharmacy’s immediate future this week, as doctor attacks continue The Tasmanian Health Minister, Sarah Courtney, announced the island state …

PPA says the Fair Work Commission has agreed that pharmacists’ pay needs to increase The Commission is broadening its inquiry to 29 awards for careers which require an undergraduate degree, …