National Volunteer Week, which runs from 11th to 17th May, is an ideal time to acknowledge the work of the pharmacists and retired pharmacists who support their colleagues as volunteers …

The Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement will be a good deal for pharmacy and consumers, Health Minister Sussan Ley has told The Conversation’s Michelle Grattan. Minister Ley told Grattan that she …

Medicines Australia has expressed concerns about the proposed cuts to the PBS in tomorrow’s Budget. Health Minister, Sussan Ley’s announcement of the listing of new medicines and vaccines on the …

PSA has welcomed a commitment reported in The Australian on May 11 to double the amount of funding for pharmacist programs and professional services in the Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement …

Sigma’s Amcal and Guardian pharmacies have begun a national pilot program to test patients for diabetes in a more effective, convenient and systematic approach using new standard testing equipment in …

Preventable acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease continue to affect Indigenous communities in Australia, largely due to social disadvantage – but a new program, known as “END RHD CRE” …

Macular Disease Foundation Australia today applauded the Federal Government’s decision to place the registered drug ranibizumab (Lucentis) on the PBS, enabling patients affordable access to this sight saving treatment for …

The Federal Coalition Government has launched a hard-hitting new advertising campaign aimed at educating families and the broader community about the dangers of the drug ice, or crystal methamphetamine. Assistant …

Pathology Australia today has welcomed the announcement by the Minister for Health, Sussan Ley, regarding a change to the myHealth Record system trialing an opt-out rather than opt-in electronic health …

The Abbott Government’s 2015/16 Budget will improve cancer detection, treatment and prevention through a range of innovative new measures ensuring Australia remains a world leader in the field, says Health …

The Abbott Government plans to deliver a rebooted personalised myHealth Record system for patients and doctors that will trial an opt-out, rather than opt-in, option as part of a $485 …

A million Australian asthmatics live with wheezing, breathlessness and flare-ups despite the availability of effective preventer inhalers, new research has found. The country’s first nationally representative study on asthma control …