The Productivity Commission’s new report on primary and community health has identified avoidable pressure on hospital emergency departments, which highlight scope for Australia’s community pharmacies to help, says the Pharmacy …

Cancer of the liver looms as Australia’s greatest cancer challenge, with new analysis revealing that liver cancer has the highest ‘death-to-incidence ratio’ – indicating shorter average survival – of any …

Ovarian Cancer Australia Ambassadors actor Gary Sweet, rugby league star Cameron Smith, and celebrity Chef Karen Martini have helped launch Chemmart’s MANicure campaign to raise funds for ovarian cancer during …

Women who suffer from Polycystic Ovary Syndrome are at much higher risk of heart disease, diabetes, mental health conditions, reproductive disorder and cancer of the lining of the womb, researchers …

In its pre-Budget submission, Complementary Medicines Australia has recommended the Government reflects the economic and population health contributions made by the complementary medicines industry when considering the upcoming Federal Budget. …

Apotex, supplier of generic pharmaceuticals, has announced the asset purchase of established clinic provider Revive. The purchase of Revive complements the existing Apotex professional services offer and further strengthens the …

Success comes from understanding your customer and offering a personalised shopping experience, ensuring pharmacy’s tailored messages reach the right audience, according to the latest pharmacy IRI-Aztec report. Women now represent …

As the World Health Organization’s Executive Board discusses maternal, newborn and child health in Geneva this week, the International Pharmaceutical Federation’s Community Pharmacy Section is launching a series of four …

The President of the NSW Branch of the Pharmacy Guild, Paul Sinclair, today welcomed the announcement by the NSW Opposition that a Labor Government would move quickly to enable the …

An Australian doctor has attacked the “Pharmacist Guild” for encouraging pharmacists to take on some of doctors’ responsibilities. Writing on his blog, Doctor’s Bag, Queensland GP Edwin Kruys has attacked …

Australia’s medical community will unite in 2015 for a new initiative: Choosing Wisely Australia. Peak medical colleges and consumer groups will collaborate in this national initiative to improve the quality …

Cancer and heart disease were responsible for 58% of the total years of life lost in 2010, according to a new report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, …