A survey from the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine has found that 70% of patients in emergency departments are waiting more than eight hours to get a hospital bed after …

A new web report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare shows that palliative care-related hospitalisations have risen by over 50% in the last decade. The report, Palliative care …

TGA regulation, price pressure and compliance issues are reducing access to medicines, and reducing industry confidence, a PwC report claims. Challenges and Change—a report on the Australian pharmaceutical industry, released …

Pharmacists need to gain competency in mental health care: whether they’re ready or not, writes Shanae Hancey. Pharmacists are in a unique primary health care position, with the accessibility of …

The latest findings from Roy Morgan Research show that demand is skyrocketing for vitamins and minerals in Australia – and more and more, they’re being bought from a pharmacy. In …

Inhaler technology that revolutionises how medication is delivered to the lungs is now available in Australia and set to become the delivery platform for a range of inhaled therapies, says …

Ahead of Breast Cancer Awareness month, a new national survey points to a surprising number of Australian women still living in the dark about their personal breast cancer risk. While …

A new oral treatment alternative for patients with moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis, will be available on the PBS from 1 October, 2015.

The release of the Final Budget Outcomes for 2014‑15 has revealed policy reforms are continuing to put downward pressure on PBS expenditure, says Medicines Australia. The final Budget papers released …

A team of bright stars from the University of Tasmania has taken out this year’s Pharmacy Guild of Australia National Student Business Plan Competition. The winning team of Chanelle Rolls, …

Gold Cross has announced a new endorsement of Queensland firm Dose Innovations and its Rowa Automated Dispensary system, to bring a new level of automation and customer-focus to Guild member …

Research published in the Medical Journal of Australia today confirms that lost productivity due to back pain and arthritis currently costs Australia more than $14 billion a year and will …