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“Secret trade” of termination drugs in the Bahamas; Oprah lauds pharmacist’s work; US pharmacists well trusted Bahamas: The Bahamas Tribune claims to have unearthed a “secret trade” in abortion medication …

NSW pharmacists could significantly improve health outcomes for the state’s residents, says the PSA – if four strategic measures are implemented   “During 2019, our state recorded the highest confirmed …

Another trial confirms active sunscreen ingredients are systematically absorbed into the body, as FDA calls for more data to establish the safety of 12 ingredients A randomised clinical trial has …

Stakeholders have praised the outgoing Secretary of the Department of Health, as a new leader emerges Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced on Wednesday that Glenys Beauchamp PSM has decided to …

Pharmacists shouldn’t be telling customers to lose weight, or they may risk turning people away to online pharmacies, argues this commentator A National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) …

There has been a recent spate of fraudulent S8 prescriptions along the east coast of Australia, indemnity insurance provider warns Pharmaceutical Defence Limited (PDL) is reminding pharmacists to remain vigilant …

What do amendments to Victoria’s Retail Leases Act mean for pharmacy? Stephanie McGrath takes a look The recent Retail Leases Amendment Bill in Victoria introduced changes to leases for retail …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Benefits and harms of intensive glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes The body of evidence shows no meaningful benefit …

Members of the Australian College of Pharmacy have accepted a proposal for it to be effectively taken over by a branch of the Pharmacy Guild According to College President Chris …

What were our readers interested in over the holiday season? As we get into the swing of 2020, let’s take a look back at the major news items our readers …

The National Asthma Council is calling on pharmacists to help children with asthma be well prepared for this year’s back-to-school asthma spike The jump in asthma exacerbations as school goes …

State, Territory and Commonwealth governments are supporting new standards for secure messaging, saying that the standards will be mandatory in future procurement for applicable systems The joint statement was shared …