A newly created concept is gathering momentum on social media. ‘Prescripticide’ has been officially embraced by the internet, with the creation of a new Wikipedia …

The Australian Medical Association (AMA) has elected Dr Michael Gannon as its new president and Dr Tony Bartone as vice president. Dr Gannon, an obstetrician …

Former managing director and CEO of Sigma Pharmaceuticals, Elmo De Alwis, along with former CFO Mark Smith, have been sentenced for falsifying Sigma’s books and …

Healthcare practitioners need to recapture the agenda from corporates on popular networking sites such as Facebook, say public health researchers. A new study into social …

Consumer watchdog says fine is inadequate deterrent. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is appealing the federal court’s decision to fine Reckitt Benckiser $1.7 million …

A NSW pharmacist has pleaded guilty to charges of repeatedly putting drugs in a pharmacy assistant’s drinks while at work. Yan Chi “Anthony” Cheung, 33, …

Convenience trumps faecal aversion when it comes to bowel cancer screening, according to a new CSIRO-led study. While blood-based screening averts the need for faecal …

Oversupply of pharmacists depressing salaries, union believes Graduates in pharmacy earn the lowest of all higher education graduates within the first several months of finishing …

GlaxoSmithKline is recalling three batches of Children’s Panadol due to possible contamination, the TGA has confirmed. The recall involves two batches of Children’s Panadol 5-12 …

Customers may be able to order their medications through an app in the near future if a new US idea hits Australian shores. A New …

Mums and pregnant women are increasingly looking to Facebook to get advice on medications and health conditions from other mothers, according to a new study. …

Large numbers of Australian pharmacies have thrown their hat in the ring in a bid to win the Federal Government’s tender for passport services. Australia Post’s …