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Pregnant women have poor adherence to anti-hypertensives, despite the risk of complications, study finds Pharmacists have a major role to play in educating women on the need to remain adherent …

Medicines scheduling committee knocks back attempts to allow advertising for a number of Pharmacist Only medications  The Therapeutic Goods Administration has rejected proposed amendments to current medicine  schedules that would …

Pediatric asthma care in Australia remains disjointed, with marked differences in post-discharge care, management and knowledge, a new survey reveals   A cross-sectional survey of 502 hospital nursing and medical staff …

Review findings highlight the vital role pharmacists can play in opioid stewardship Findings from a new review show that pharmacists are ideally positioned to promote and implement effective opioid stewardship—providing …

A Queensland study examining opioid dispensing and prescribing to all adults over a 21-year period found some interesting results The number of people dispensed opioids in Queensland increased more than …

Moderna’s COVID vaccine, set for pharmacy supply, wins provisional TGA approval  The Therapeutic Goods Administration has granted provisional approval to Elasomeran, Moderna’s COVID vaccine that is slated for provision through …

TGA issues new warning of VTE risk with oral contraceptives containing dienogest, and updates contraception advice for tamoxifen The Therapeutic Goods Administration has issued new advice regarding the risk of …

Moderna is to be the vaccine supplied by community pharmacies in Stage 3 of the COVID vax program, the Health Minister reveals  Speaking in Canberra on Monday, Health Minister Greg …

New downloadable allergic rhinitis treatments chart for pharmacists now available from National Asthma Council  The National Asthma Council Australia has launched a new Allergic Rhinitis Treatments Chart for pharmacists to …

An NRT expert breaks down misconceptions and shares best practice tips to help patients quit smoking “We think we’ve dealt with smoking in Australia, but we haven’t,” said Dr Colin …

Pharmacy is still missing a few beats when it comes to provide effective harm minimisation support, a study finds, with stigmatising an issue While community pharmacies are well positioned to …

An Australian study of 10,000 patients has found opioid cessation led to reduced pain and improved function in people attending chronic pain services Researchers from the Australian Health Services Research …