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The Greens are reiterating calls for the Abbott government to bring medicinal cannabis legislation to a vote, in light of the Victorian Law Reform Commission’s recommendation that the State Government …

Complementary Medicines Australia has welcomed the TGA’s announcement of approval of 10 new ingredients that have been assessed as suitable for use in listed medicines. “We welcome this streamlining of …

Terry White Group co-founder and chairman, Terry White, has cut the ribbon on the first conversion of a Chemplus pharmacy to the Terry White Chemists brand – Terry White Chemists …

Global standards of practice used by hospital pharmacists around the world have been revised and released by the Hospital Pharmacy Section of the International Pharmaceutical Federation. The standards, known as …

Sedentary behaviour, including too much time sitting down, is the new smoking, says the Heart Foundation.

Pharmacy needs to reconsider ‘cheesy’ non-evidence-based services, stop letting pharmacists hide out the back and stop trying to out-Wool Woolworths, experts say. The sector needs to move from supply of …

The PSA has issued a position statement recognising that complementary medicines may have a role in the management or treatment of some conditions, and that pharmacists are ideally placed to …

Pharmacy’s future lies in the delivery of professional services as it moves away from the purely supply function, delegates at the Friendlies’ Conference were told. “I don’t think I would …

Pharmacy needs to make the case that it should remain viable because it delivers equitable community healthcare, Nick Panayiaris, SA Guild president, told the Friendlies’ Conference in Adelaide. Panayiaris sits …

The AMA, Australian FASD Network, NOFASD Australia, and the Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education are teaming up to raise awareness about the health dangers of drinking alcohol during pregnancy. …

Suicide prevention organisation R U OK? is calling on Australia to take a global lead in preventing suicide by making more effort to have regular, meaningful conversations with anyone who …

Overall, young people are doing well, according to new data from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare: rates for smoking, single-occasion risky drinking and illicit drug use are decreasing. …