Delirium has been linked to preoperative use of specific antidepressants and benzodiazepines in a new case-control study, with a strong case for pharmacists to deprescribe People who use antidepressants and …

Board reminds pharmacists to consider privacy following a recent notification from a patient who asked for clotrimazole cream Pharmacists have been on the receiving end of notifications that relate to …

Smaller rural pharmacies are being smashed by the “triple whammy” of extreme workforce shortages, higher relative workloads and escalating wages, argues advocacy group Community pharmacies in rural and remote areas …

Double Pfizer jab approved for 5-11 year olds, but they will receive a third of the usual dose The Therapeutic Goods Administration has provisionally approved the Comirnaty (Pfizer) COVID-19 vaccine …

Chemist Warehouse Group announces award winners within its network, including the Mario Verrocchi National Pharmacist of the Year Award The discount pharmacy giant virtually hosted its 2021 Retail Awards for …

Health Minister Greg Hunt will retire at the next election, with the Guild lauding him as “a great advocate for the community pharmacy sector” Minister for Health and Aged Care …

While some vaccines were impacted by COVID-19, flu vaccination rates increased across all age groups in 2020, according to the Annual Immunisation Coverage Report Influenza coverage increased across all age …

Health Minister Greg Hunt announced millions in funding to mark World AIDS Day The Federal Government has announced more than $50 million in funding to extend access to HIV treatment …

What are the limits of the no-fault compensation scheme? And are vax mandates new? Researchers shared the latest info at the inaugural National Vaccine Forum The introduction of a no-fault …

Pharmacies are set to take “a much bigger role” in vaccinations as adverse event data reveals they are on par with docs, according to a leading group Pharmacists have been …

Scaling up take-home naloxone over the next decade to reach people on prescribed opioids would save hundreds of lives, researchers argue based on new modelling Research led by the Burnet …

Vaccine acceptance or rejection can be viewed on a continuum, say experts, but how can you best approach those who are wavering in between due to hesitancy? Patients hesitant to …