Many Australian adults aren’t taking their medicines as directed, a new survey conducted for NPS Medicinewise shows. NPS Medicinewise is currently holding Be Medicinewise Week 2015, an initiative intended to …

Seeking experienced Pharmacist to join the WorkSafe and TAC Clinical Panel (Melbourne based) The Health and Disability Strategy Group (HDSG) is a collaboration between WorkSafe Victoria (WorkSafe) and the Transport …

Pharmacists have an enormous amount to offer by entering the ambulance world and other less typical environments, writes Dr Peter Hayball Why would a complex ambulance service not employ a …

For the first time, researchers have used hair samples to measure levels of stress caused by MDMA or ecstasy use. Lead researcher Luke Downey from Swinburne University of Technology studied …

With last year’s reclassification of sildenafil, New Zealand reinforced its reputation as an innovator in down-scheduling medicines from prescription to non-prescription status, says ASMI. International switch expert Dr Natalie Gauld …

National President of the Pharmacy Guild George Tambassis has featured in a video encouraging pharmacies to create awareness about brain cancer by supporting Walk4BrainCancer 2015. In the video, Tambassis asks …

With over 10,600 phone calls about accidental medicines exposures and 4,391 calls about dosing errors made to the NSW Poisons Information Centre in one year—all in children 0-14 years—NPS MedicineWise …

Australian Dental Association and the Dietitians Association of Australia have joined forces to help promote National Nutrition Week (October 11 – 17) by reminding Australians that not only are vegetables …

eRx Script Exchange today launched the results of its 2015 Pharmacy eHealth Survey identifying the business impact of ETP (electronic transfer of prescriptions) on community pharmacy since eRx’s launch in …

Pharmacists working for discount pharmacies earn significantly less, a new survey has found. For the second year running, Professional Pharmacists Australia‘s survey has found that pharmacists who said they were …

The release of the Trans Pacific Partnership’s completed intellectual property chapter by Wikileaks on 10 October has raised fresh alarm amongst health organisations, says the Public Health Association of Australia. …

The Department of Health is seeking feedback on the Implementation Framework for the Biosimilars Awareness project. The Department of Health says the aim of the project is improve awareness and …