Professional Pharmacists Australia is disappointed that employee pharmacists and consumers have been “completely shut out” of 6CPA negotiations, but it looks forward to a review of pharmacy outlined in the …

The allocation of $1.26bn over five years in the 6CPA for professional services announced in the recent letter of intent has been welcomed by pharmacy as win for consumers but …

Antibiotic resistance poses a major threat to global and Australian health, a group of leading experts in the area say. At an industry briefing convened by Reckitt Benckiser, members of …

A post market review of medicines to treat asthma has found that 40% of children with the illness are supplied with a fixed dose combination product contrary to current asthma …

Curtin University pharmacy student Shanae Hancey has been named as the West Australian Pharmacy Student of the Year. The announcement was made during the recent WA Annual Seminar. Ms Hancey, …

There has been a lot of discussion by pharmacists in recent times about surveillance of codeine shoppers, writes 2010 PSA Pharmacist of the Year Karalyn Huxhagen. Codeine seeking behaviour is …

Health Minister Sussan Ley has highlighted investment in professional services which is set to be part of the upcoming Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement, as well as the uncoupling of pharmacist …

The NHMRC has released a Statement and Information Paper summarising the evidence on the effects of lead on human health: exposure is down, but it’s still harmful. People’s exposure to …

The professional services likely to be funded under the Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement “beggar belief,” vice president of the AMA Dr Steven Parnis says. Dr Parnis told 3AW radio host …

The optional $1 discount on patient copayments for prescription medicines could harm community pharmacy businesses and drive consumers towards a price-oriented, lower-value model, industry stakeholders fear. The discount, previously announced …

University of New England pharmacy student Brighid Carey has been named the NSW Pharmacy Student of the Year and will now go on to compete against winners from all States …

The Lung Foundation is urging Australians to become more aware of the potentially life-threatening disease pneumonia, and encouraging vaccination. Fewer than one in seven Australian adults at risk of pneumonia …