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We wrap up the week’s pharmacy news from around the world New York, US: A pharmacist has been found guilty of distributing black market HIV medications in a scam which …

Pharmacist and Olympian Madeline Hills beat her personal best and made the top 10 in the women’s Olympic steeplechase final. Hills, a graduate of the University of Sydney, clocked a …

A new study has taken an important step towards improving medicines management for people living with dementia. Fifty-seven experts from around Australia (58% of whom were pharmacists) have reached consensus …

Senator Nick Xenophon has suggested a return to the not always fondly remembered national school milk program, citing nutritional concerns as well as support for the dairy industry. The national …

The proposed deregulation of pharmacy ownership in New Zealand is unlikely to foster collaboration and trust between GPs and pharmacists, says the editor of NZ Doctor. Barbara Fountain wrote in …

The Australian Self Medication Industry has welcomed publication of the new Therapeutic Goods Order, marking the conclusion of the TGA’s medicines labelling review “We greatly appreciate the TGA’s inclusive, collaborative …

Denise Brady from Barden’s Amcal Pharmacy has been chosen to represent the Northern Territory at the National Finals of the 2016 Pharmacy Guild of Australia/ GuildSuper Pharmacy Assistant of the …

Evaluation of the drug is much needed as some clinics offer repeated dosage without evidence of safety, says professor The largest randomised double-blind trial to evaluate the effectiveness of ketamine …

Bake sales, BBQs, bowling nights, movie and trivia nights, raffles and even a marathon went into the group’s massive donation As part of its ‘Charity Cup campaign’, the pharmacy student …

Effective and safe? This leader in pain research asks pharmacists to think again about this widely used drug While paracetamol has been the ‘go-to’ medicine for acute and chronic pain …

The way a biosimilar is named may affect whether a pharmacist is willing to substitute it for a brand name biologic, a new study has found. The study, published in …

Around half of UK pharmacies may be selling e-cigarettes and nicotine-containing vaping liquids illegally, a new report suggests. A study by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute tested a range of …