Picture six people in a room – a dinner party – now picture one of them being devastated by a stroke. That stroke taking their capacity to speak, to walk …

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has congratulated Gold Logie winner Carrie Bickmore on her inspirational speech on brain cancer awareness during last night’s Logie Awards. Accepting the award, Bickmore donned …

Grant Kardachi has outlined several exciting opportunities for pharmacy, in opening the Offshore Conference in Berlin: the Health Destination Pharmacy initiative, pharmacists in GP settings, pharmacy vaccination and the PSA-RPS …

PSA national president Grant Kardachi has outlined the PSA’s advocacy in the Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement, while opening the PSA’s conference in Berlin. The 40th PSA Offshore Refresher Conference was …

The PSA has announced two attractions in the lineup for its new concept in pharmacy conferences, PSA15: the new conference will feature two award-winning pharmacists who will share with delegates …

The Public Health Association of Australia and the Family Planning Alliance Australia have today launched a new policy document, the Melbourne Proclamation, designed to advance sexual and reproductive wellbeing in …

The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia has welcomed Australia’s having joined Choosing Wisely, a global initiative that aims to reduce wasteful medical tests, treatments and procedures. This initiative, coordinated …

The Generic Medicines Industry Association has welcomed the PBAC’s decision to consider “a” flagging of biosimilars, and to list biosimilar insulin (Basaglar) on the PBS. Basaglar is the first biosimilar …

Complementary Medicines Australia has now opened registrations for the 2015 Quality Learning Seminar, to be held at the Swissotel, Sydney, 3rd June 2015. “Australian complementary medicines are highly regarded and …

New data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics has revealed that more than 57% of asthma deaths occurred in people aged 75 and over. In total, 389 deaths were recorded …

Cervical cancer cases and deaths in Australia remain very low by international standards, according to a report by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. The report, Cervical screening in …

The PSA MIMS Australia ACT Intern of the Year 2014 has been awarded to Brendon Wheatley, a community pharmacist at Dickson Capital Chemist. The prestigious award celebrates the achievements of …