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The way pharmacists have been regulated, the punishments they experienced and the types of offences involved have changed over time. David Newgreen reports on his survey of reported prosecutions of …

Medicines are intended to prevent and treat disease and illness. Yet, in many cases, particularly those involving older Australians, medicines may be doing more harm than good As masters of …

We need to look out for the vulnerable, writes Louise Stone, Australian National University Metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire are beginning another six weeks of lockdown due to a spike …

Calls to restrict analgesics to S3, concerns over pharmacy only range ‘leakage’, debates over advertising medicines! Welcome to July 1970 Should the advertising of pharmaceuticals to the public be stopped? …

Has there been a rise in the number of requests for emergency contraception during the pandemic? In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic it was suggested that pharmacists would see …

While pharmacists can assist with contraception management, they can also play a role in discussing the factors that can impact fertility According to the Department of Health, infertility is an …

Experts warn that COVID-19 is likely to have a detrimental effect on our sleep — in turn posing a major risk to our long-term health and wellbeing By recognising that …

In its latest move to spur business investment, the government will extend its $150,000 instant assets write-off until the end of the year, writes Michelle Grattan from the University of …

Dealing with a cough, sore throat and sneezing can be tiresome at the best of times, so what about during the COVID-19 pandemic? Coughs and colds are common, but they can …

Coronavirus lockdown made many of us anxious. But for some people, returning to “normal” might be scarier, write Amy Dawel, Eryn Newman and Sonia McCallum, Australian National University Many Australians …

Plague and pandemics have been with us for as long as humans have been on the earth. Ralph Tapping looks at some historic examples and how the current pandemic fits …

Due to the high prevalence of reflux symptoms in the general community and an array of over-the-counter options, many people turn to their local pharmacist first for treatment advice Despite …