More than 2000 brands of common medicines could be slashed in price, some by as much as 50%, from next year, Minister for Health Sussan Ley says under the Government’s proposed PBS package.

Sigma has donated $2,500 to the Pharmacists’ Support Service. The donation is set to be put towards further training for the volunteer pharmacists who provide the service, as well as …

Australians are participating in the National Bowel Cancer Screening Program at a higher rate, according to a report released today by the AIHW. Of the 1.4 million people aged 50, …

Australia lags internationally when it comes to down-scheduling medicines; leading New Zealand pharmacist Natalie Gauld explores why, and how the Australian pharmacy landscape could benefit from increasing access to drugs …

Reckitt Benckiser has launched part two of the GORD Matters CPD accredited training program for pharmacists. The GORD Matters 2 module is designed to assist pharmacists gain a greater understanding …

Training nurses how to use the Australian don’t rush to crush handbook significantly improves how safely medicines are given to patients in hospitals, according to a new study. In their …

Development of pharmacy education around the world through a unique collaboration between the International Pharmaceutical Federation, University College London School of Pharmacy and UNESCO is to continue for a further …

Thousands of Australians received a life-saving wake-up call discovering they were at serious and often unnecessary risk of stroke after taking part in Australia’s Biggest Blood Pressure Check. The National …

Queensland University of Technology pharmacy student Samuel Turner has been named the Queensland Pharmacy Student of the Year. Turner, who was one of eight finalists, will now go on to …

A coalition of 17 peak and non-government organisations from the health and community sectors is calling on the Australian Government to scrap plans to cut nearly $800 million in funding …

Australian parents need to relax their guard, allow their children to play outdoors and enjoy all the benefits that physical activity brings, the National Heart Foundation said today. National Heart …

Alzheimer’s Australia Victoria has called for funding for the development of six dementia-friendly communities across Victoria over the next three years. The call comes as part of a white paper …