The TGA has released “substantially revised” guidance on the use of the word “natural” and related claims when advertising medicines and medical devices to the public The organisation notes that …

Pharmacy groups including TerryWhite Chemmart and Chemist Warehouse have joined a trial of Afterpay, prompting criticism from some experts Following its successful expansion into the dental and optometry sectors, Afterpay …

An analysis has looked into how many pharmacists receive money from the pharmaceutical industry A new analysis of pharmaceutical industry payments has shown that pharmacists accounted for only 2.9% of …

A coroner has recommended making the ACT’s DORA system mandatory for all prescribers and pharmacists, after the death of a woman from multi-drug toxicity Forty-eight-year-old Lauren Maree Johnstone died in …

Pharmacy statistics made the news this week, as we found out about 10% of incidents reported to PDL, one-in-four cosmetics buyers’ habits and the takeup of My Health Record Researchers …

A GP and academic has penned a piece in The Conversation saying that pharmacist prescribing of the oral contraceptive pill risks women’s health for several reasons “In bypassing their GPs …

A former University of Sydney pharmacy student has been jailed for 36 years after he stabbed a man multiple times On 10 September 2016, in a driveway in Minto in …

As of June 5, the World Self-Medication Industry (WSMI) is known as the Global Self-Care Federation The organisation says the change of name reflects a fundamental shift in WSMI’s approach, …

NPS MedicineWise has updated its smartphone app, with the aim of helping those caring for someone who takes one or more medicines The free MedicineWise app has been updated so …

Canadian pharmacists call for codeine restrictions; barriers to Indian online pharmacist to be lowered; unsociable hours affect recruitment in UK Saskatchewan, Canada: Pharmacists in Canada are calling for stronger restrictions …

Pharmacists need to be embedded into residential aged care as a matter of urgency, say hospital pharmacists The Society of Hospitals Pharmacists of Australia says that high quality, embedded clinical …

The recent recognition of “gaming disorder” as a new type of mental illness offers new possibilities to study the health and psychosocial effects of sufferers, say researchers Gaming disorder – …