Spread of flu across the country remains at generally low levels, although government says it’s too early to call potential severity of the season The geographic spread of influenza activity has …

Researchers from the University of Technology Sydney are inviting pharmacists to complete a short survey about managing common health problems. The survey asks for professional opinions about providing advice and …

They feel the need for more training, but downscheduling champion Angelo Pricolo says this shouldn’t be an issue An online survey of nearly 600 Australian pharmacists run by the National …

The accused is part owner of five pharmacies in the Hunter region of NSW Phillip Lawrence Slater, 36, appeared in Maitland Local Court on Thursday 30 June facing 10 charges, …

Although video misses out on highlighting pharmacists as go-to medicines experts The government organisation has released a video that warns consumers against purchasing medicines and medical devices online, due to a …

Raid uncovers more than 100 boxes of prescription medication, steroid injections, pseudoephedrine and dexamphetamine tablets A 36-year-old male pharmacist has been charged after police searched his home in Lorn, NSW …

Medication reconciliation service ranks highest out of 16 potential interventions Polypharmacy, or the use of nine or more medicines, is highly prevalent in Australian residential aged care facilities and contributes …

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 …