Keep an eye on safety as medicine ingredient names change, says TGA spokesperson Some Australian pharmaceutical ingredient names have been updated to reflect those used internationally, the TGA reminds pharmacists. …

Two Australian organisations will work together to develop a new four-in-one tablet, designed to reduce the impact of heart disease and stroke Bupa Australia and The George Institute for Global Health have …

Mandatory fortification of bread with folic acid and iodine in Australia has seen health improvements across the population Since the introduction of mandatory fortification in 2009, mean folic acid intake …

Consumer body finds Labor scores best, but is disappointed no party has taken up the call for a single PBS/MBS safety net This week the Consumers Health Forum (CHF) released …

Pharmacists can empower patients to self-manage their chronic disease using apps A pilot program led by the University of Canberra has found iPads and other mobile devices can help people …

Britain’s decision to leave the EU may affect work arrangements and possibilities for Australians Within the past decade, it has been difficult for movement to occur between the UK and Australia in …

Pharmacists will need to order an alternative product, says TGA Pharmacies will need to organise a Clomid alternative due to a shortage of clomifene (clomiphene) 50mg tablets, the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) …

The iconic Washington H. Soul Pattinson building at 160 Pitt Street Mall is now on the market After 150 years of ownership, Washington H. Soul Pattinson (WHSP) has moved to sell …

Evidence shows a convincing association between sponsored meals and increased brand-name prescribing Two US studies have found a strong link between industry sponsored meals for doctors and an increase in …

Queensland GP Dr Justin Coleman has created a video to highlight the value of non-dispensing pharmacists in Australia In his video, Dr Coleman explains the useful skills and knowledge that non-dispensing pharmacists provide …

Sydney GP prescribed oxycodone and diazepam at potentially fatal amounts to a single patient over years Dr Ghee Hong Michael Tan, 59, has been found guilty of professional misconduct for prescribing a patient excessive …

Products that claim to be healthy contain over 60% sugar, alleges the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission The ACCC has commenced proceedings in the Federal Court against the Australian arm …