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A few weeks ago, I received an email which made me think my life would change forever… The email was a notification from AHPRA informing …

Government announces two major new PBS listings  The federal government has announced the addition of two new listings to the PBS from 1 November 2018. …

Should pharmacists play an active role in penicillin skin testing? These practitioners think the move could help reduce antimicrobial resistance Penicillin allergy is one of …

Advocates for sleep health argue it’s high time we move sleep issues off the backburner, making sleep a national health priority, says Leanne Philpott. Experts …

New advice on medicines shortages provided by regulators as shipping delays add another case to the list  The TGA today advised that Prenoxad 1 mg/mL …

A new OTC option for symptomatic relief of mild anxiety is now available in pharmacies Anxiety is the most common mental health condition in Australia. …

People with low vision can often struggle with reading medicine information on labels, which can lead to incorrect use Studies show that people with limited …

An article has looked at whether pharmacists could successfully initiate antiviral therapy and refer for more serious conditions in community pharmacy settings Could pharmacists initiate …

Changes to diclofenac, fluticasone and cannabis schedules confirmed by TGA The TGA’s Advisory Committee on Medicines Scheduling has confirmed earlier decisions to alter the scheduling …

A nationwide cohort study has found contemporary forms of hormonal contraception prevented an estimated 21% of ovarian cancers in young women About 100 million women …

Evidence that hospital pharmacists can prescribe to the same standards as doctors: study New Australia research provides low to moderate evidence that pharmacists can prescribe …

Health professionals have been advised to exercise extreme caution if considering off-label prescribing and supply of atropine eye drops, following the death of an adult …