Minister for Health Sussan Ley today confirmed the 17 types of common OTC medicines, including paracetamol and aspirin, that will no longer be subsidised as a prescription drug under the …

The Pharmacy Board is reminding pharmacists to renew their registration by the 30 November 2015 registration expiry date. Under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law as in force in each …

Health Minister Sussan Ley says patients with rare chronic myeloid leukaemia and acute lymphoblastic leukaemia now have affordable access to a life-changing medicine that would normally cost up to $66,500 …

Well-known Mossman pharmacist John Anich OAM has been awarded Life Membership of the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia. The PSA Queensland Branch President, Bruce Elliot presented the award at the Society’s …

Dose Administration Aids seem to be universally accepted… but let’s not forget their shortcomings, writes Keryn Coghill Dose administration aids: we hear lots about these little devices and how useful …

When a customer walks into a pharmacy, they aren’t just seeking a remedy, they are looking for quality connections and engagement; with this in mind, the Pharmacy Guild of Australia …

A Pharmacy Trial Program stakeholder consultation forum conducted in Canberra has seen stakeholders confirm support for the Pharmacy Trial Program. The forum, convened by the Department of Health, was attended …

Unhealthy foods are the most promoted items in Australian supermarket catalogues, according to an analysis by Deakin University obesity prevention researchers. In a study published in the journal Health Promotion …

A New World Health Organisation study linking processed and red meats to cancer highlights the benefits of eating more fruit, vegetables and whole grains, Cancer Council Australia said today. The …

The out of stock situation with some Blackmores products is frustrating, but a better alternative than offering a lower-quality product, says the company’s managing director Australia and New Zealand, David …

Students from rural and remote locations who are studying pharmacy or are intending to study pharmacy are now being invited to apply for the Rural Pharmacy Scholarships for 2016. Supported …

Hospital politics and a power imbalance between doctors and pharmacists may be a key reason why antibiotics continue to be chronically misused in Australian hospitals, new research suggests. A UNSW …