Blooms The Chemist has won a prestigious Canstar Blue award for ‘Most Satisfied Customers’. The hotly-contested award recognises the pharmacy group’s ability, and unswerving commitment to delivering, first-in-class customer satisfaction, …

Health conscious Australians are hungry for more nutritious options in fast food vending machines according to new research by the University of Sydney and University of Wollongong. The study, published …

Two papers on advanced pharmacy practice initiative, understaken on behalf of the Australian pharmacy profession, have been published in peer-reviewed journals, the Pharmacy Practitioner Development Committee reports. In the latest …

The arrest of a Sydney naturopath for child abuse has reignited the debate on naturopathic registration, says the Public Health Association of Australia, which is now calling for the regulation …

The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia is the first pharmacist member organisation to join the Choosing Wisely Australia initiative, coordinated in Australia by NPS MedicineWise. SHPA will partner with …

Providing the best advice on infant formula is a minefield for pharmacists, who don’t have enough resources on feeding Baby themselves, writes Karalyn Huxhagen Community pharmacy is often approached to provide …

A new report released today highlights the psychological, wellbeing and quality of life issues facing young Australians with type 1 diabetes and their parents. This is the first, large national …

One in three Queensland callers to Cancer Council’s 13 11 20 needed practical assistance following a cancer diagnosis, new data shows. Cancer Council Queensland spokesperson Katie Clift says the trend …

University of Queensland diabetes expert Professor Peter Little has used National Diabetes Week to remind people of the often-overshadowed consequences and contributors to the condition. Prof Little, the School of Pharmacy head, says people commonly fail to …

Pharmacy is keen to engage with the Australian Medical Association’s proposal for non-dispensing pharmacists in General Practice, says Professional Pharmacists Australia, following a survey on the topic. PPA asked members …

More than 120 English pharmacists have joined a group for those interested in working in British GP surgeries, Chemist+Druggist reports. NHS England recently launched a new £15m scheme to fund, …

Several aspects of medication reviews should be reviewed, including the cap on services, says PSA president Joe Demarte. His comments followed the publication of a landmark study on the impact of …