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Government moves to temporarily ease PBS authority restrictions during pandemic crisis The Australian Government is implementing a temporary measure that allows flexibility around PBS restrictions for eligible PBS medicines to …

In Australia you can expect increased demand of emergency contraception during the COVID-19 outbreak, write Dr Safeera Hussainy and Dr Kathleen McNamee Dr Safeera Hussainy, Adjunct Senior Lecturer and Chief …

5 highlights from NPS MedicineWise’s new comprehensive update for health professionals on the use hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19 NPS MedicineWise has added a new article that reviews the latest evidence on …

Pharmacists comprise part of the taskforce behind newly released guidelines updated in near real time, to help Australian clinicians deliver best care during COVID-19 crisis A coalition of peak Australian …

Researchers saw increased levels of perceived competence and confidence, particularly in those who had an independent prescriber qualification or additional training, UK study finds Training and educational support for those …

More medication reviews and education on psychotropic medicines are needed for those entering aged care, with pharmacists ‘best placed’ to provide this, say leading researchers Dispensing of psychotropic medicines to …

When it comes to pharmacist prescribing, the focus is too heavy on initiation and not enough on deprescribing, argue two pharmacy researchers  The ongoing discussion about pharmacist prescribing rights in …

Australian researchers have reviewed the evidence behind nicotine vaping products as a harm reduction tool and provide advice for pharmacy staff Pharmacists play a critical role in delivering harm reduction …

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 …

As we continue to contend with smoke haze in various parts of the country, many Australians may find themselves with watery, burning, irritated or red eyes Katrina Schmid Associate Professor, …

AJP speaks with pharmacist John Bell about the latest in children’s gut health and related allergies 1. What do pharmacists need to know about cows’ milk allergy and kids? Cows’ …

Community pharmacy-based interventions most likely have a positive effect on health behaviours, intermediate clinical outcomes and quality of life in patients, Cochrane review finds The Cochrane review set out to …