The Pharmacy Guild is urging consumers to use its Find a Pharmacy website while away from home over the holiday season when they need to track down a pharmacy. The …

In the leadup to the Christmas season the National Stroke Foundation is reminding Australians that delaying calling an ambulance if they may be experiencing a stroke could cost lives. The …

Between Christmas parties and edible presents, it can be difficult not to gain weight during the silly season, yet if current trends continue, less than one in four Australians will …

Medicines Australia CEO Tim James announced over the weekend his resignation effective January 2016 from the leadership role of the pharmaceutical sector peak body. Medicines Australia Interim Chairman Wes Cook …

Stakeholders have welcomed the announcement yesterday that a range of curative breakthrough hepatitis C medicines will be added to the PBS next year. Health Minister Sussan Ley announced that the …

The Bureau of Meterology is warning of worse heatwave conditions to come tomorrow, and of the effects of heat stress. The first significant heatwave for summer has seen severe to …

The decision of the Arbitration Tribunal to reject the Philip Morris tobacco company case against plain packaging on the basis of a trade treaty with Hong Kong is a great …

The Guild does not support discounting of the patient co-payment as it is contrary to the concept of universality of the PBS and undermines the purpose of having a consistently …

A national survey by Food Safety Information Council has found 68% of Australians are taking a food poisoning risk by washing their turkey before cooking it. “The last thing your …

Appropriately trained pharmacists should eventually provide the full range of vaccinations across Australia, says a leading pharmacy vaccination expert. WA community pharmacist and the Pharmacy Guild of Australia Vaccination Committee …

In time for the quit smoking New Year resolutions that are anticipated at the end of this month, FIP has outlined the wide variety of different ways in which pharmacists …

The AMA wants to introduce nationally-consistent controls and restrictions on the marketing and advertising of e-cigarettes, it says. The organisation today released its updated Position Statement on Tobacco Smoking and …