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 …

Dr Martin Cross, chairman of Medicines Australia, will retire from the Board upon the conclusion of the current Board term on 20 October 2015. Dr Cross was appointed to the …

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians is raising awareness of the health impacts of climate change with a Day of Global Action. Backed by 58 international health and medical organisations …

A graphic new television advertisement highlighting the serious health effects of regular sugary drink consumption is hitting Victorian screens as part of a campaign encouraging people to cut back. The …

During this year’s annual Be Medicinewise Week, Australians are encouraged to ‘be medicinewise at all ages and life stages’ and the focus for the first day of the campaign is …

The increasing roles that pharmacists and their national associations are taking in mental health care are illustrated in a new document from the International Pharmaceutical Federation. “Focus on mental health: …