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Our wrapup of pharmacy news from around the world Ottawa, Canada – the Canadian Pharmacists Association has announced that pharmacists should play a frontline role in patient management and dispensing …

Exposure to low doses of a type of phthalate prior to puberty in mice can impact bone density later in life, an Australian study has found. Phthalates, which have been …

Up to 93% of current smokers started a habit of smoking daily under the age of 25, new research from an analysis of 22 global adult tobacco surveys shows. The …

Almost one in three Australians see themselves as health conscious, a new survey has found, spending an average of 15 hours a week on nutrition and exercise efforts. The report, …

Victorian patients and their families will be able to legally access medicinal cannabis in exceptional circumstances with the historic Access to Medicinal Cannabis Bill 2015 passing the Victorian Parliament. Victoria …

Apotex has announced that it will be ceasing supply of two PBS listed prescription products from its portfolio. The PBS delisting date is yet to be confirmed, and stock will …

The Guild Pharmacy Academy and TENA have joined forces to provide a training resource for pharmacy assistants on managing continence in the pharmacy. The accredited training unit, SIRCHCS305 Advise on …

In a post to the AJP Discussion Forum last week, Guild Victorian Branch President Anthony Tassone wrote: The Guild strongly believes that the best way to integrate a pharmacist into …

A pharmacist tipped off police about a script for Sustanon 250 in an investigation which saw the owners of a private clinic in court this week, facing charges including trafficking …

A trip down memory lane from the archives of the AJP: Australia’s oldest continuously published magazine From our archives, in September 1971 Guild national president Sir Eric Scott announces he …

Because of their relationships with their patients, pharmacists can have an important role in encouraging relevant customers to have regular pathology tests, says a spokesperson for Pathology Awareness Australia, thus …

China cracks down on infant formula imports The extremely profitable boom in selling infant formula to China appears to be ending as the Chinese government cracks down on foreign foods. …