The current community pharmacy ownership and location rules are a relic of the 20th century which restrict consumer choice and can lead to “silly and perverse” outcomes, a Harper Review …

SHPA has developed an Essential Workplace Skills series of workshops in partnership with the Australian Institute of Management. Tailored for pharmacists and technicians, the first part of the series focuses …

The health and safety of patients must come before the interests of retail pharmacists who want to expand into care they say is best done by qualified GPs, the Royal …

The removal of “antiquated” pharmacy ownership and location rules have been supported by three national health groups, who have called for the Fifth Community Pharmacy Agreement (5CPA) to be extended …

Chemmart is set to host its inaugural ‘Masterclass’ – a unique, industry leading professional development and training program advancing pharmacists’ skills in the area of customer communication. According to Chemmart …

Rotary’s lifesaving bowel cancer awareness initiative will receive a boost this year with the introduction of Clinical Genomics’ faecal immunochemical tests (FITs) in Bowelscan and BowelCare kits across Australia for …

The National Heart Foundation of Australia says the fact that heart disease remains the country’s single leading killer following the release of the 2013 Cause of Death Data from the …

NPS MedicineWise has launched a new learning program and health professional tools on the use of proton pump inhibitors in the treatment of uncomplicated gastro-oesophageal reflux disease. The program focuses …

Latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics show Australian pharmaceutical exports declined by 18% to $2.9 billion in 2014, compared to $3.6 billion in the year before. Since 2012, …

A new HIV medicine is now available on the PBS to add to the range of treatment options available for people living with HIV in Australia.

The presence of a community pharmacy on a local main shopping or high street has a significant positive effect on health in the area, a UK report has found. The …

Professional Pharmacists Australia has welcomed the Competition Policy Review’s recommendation to reconsider pharmacy location rules. Professional Pharmacists Australia CEO Chris Walton is urging the government to reconsider location rules as …