In the countdown towards the Federal Election today, it’s been a busy week for politicians and pharmacists… This week, we saw the major parties get in touch with pharmacy stakeholders …

Health stakeholders have paid tribute to Bob Hawke, with the Guild highlighting his key role in universal health care for Australians On Thursday, the former Prime Minister’s wife, Blanche d’Alpuget, …

The Federal Court has found GSK and Novartis breached Australian law over Voltaren marketing… a finding welcomed by GSK The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission announced on Friday that GlaxoSmithKline …

The president of the AMA in Queensland has written to the state health minister urging him to reconsider the pharmacy contraceptive pill and UTI trial In April, the Queensland Government …

The Coalition and the Greens have both committed to declaring medicines safety a National Health Priority Area, while Labor says pharmacists’ role in medicines supply is reflected in its national …

Gold Coast residents have been presenting to Emergency with problems like ingrown toenails, sprains and strains, and requests for medical certificates The Gold Coast Primary Health Network and Gold Coast …

A new report has found that a significant number of Australians could be living with undiagnosed, untreated or uncontrolled high blood pressure The report, from the Baker Heart and Diabetes …

Pharmacists shouldn’t be “prescription police;” confusion reigns in Arkansas; too much red tape in Ireland UK: Pharmacists should not be the “prescription police,” the chair of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society …

The National Union of Workers has turned its attention to Sigma, alleging “grubby tactics and casualisation” Speaking to the ABC on Wednesday, workers alleged that prescription medicines that need to …

Amid surges of flu around the country, the Guild’s Trent Twomey is urging the Queensland Government to lower the age for pharmacist vaccination Meanwhile in South Australia, Professor Paddy Phillips, …

Back pain is likely to be underreported, say US researchers, despite findings that more than a quarter of working adults have some form of lower back pain The researchers say …

A pharmacist decided it was too inconvenient to get to a doctor for scripts – so he prescribed S4 medicines to himself instead A pharmacist with 20 years’ experience as …