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Pharmacists are being placed front and centre of QUIT4october, a new Lung Foundation Australia pilot smoking cessation and social media initiative launched this month. Throughout September, Lung Foundation Australia will …

As the end of the Continuing Professional Development year fast approaches, NPS MedicineWise is reminding pharmacists that it offers free CPD learning activities for them. Participating in NPS MedicineWise’s evidence-based …

The Guild Pharmacy Academy and Continence Foundation of Australia have developed new educational resources for pharmacy staff providing continence care. The online courses—one for pharmacists and another for pharmacy assistants—utilise …

According to the latest findings from Roy Morgan Research, 12% of the Australian population report suffering from insomnia over the last 12 months. The condition is far more common among …

Discount Drug Stores has announced the company raised over $15,000 for charity partner Free To Be to help disadvantaged children in India. Discount Drug Stores administered over 7,000 flu vaccinations …

Australia’s current alcohol warning labels are failing to effectively convey health messages to the public, according to a new study from Deakin University. Researchers with Deakin’s School of Psychology examined …

A report published in the Medical Journal of Australia today confirms the potential for community pharmacies to make a significant contribution to reducing the cost of unnecessary hospitalisations, says the …

Hospitalisation rates for acute kidney injury have more than doubled over the last decade—and this condition affects some population groups more than others, according to a report released today by …

US pharmacy chain CVS/pharmacy has marked the first anniversary of it ending its tobacco sales by releasing new data showing a measurable reduction in cigarette purchases over the last year. …

The Pharmacy Industry Award has been selected by the Fair Work Commission for a pilot project to look at how a modern award can be written in plain language. The …

Australians constantly risk spreading potentially dangerous germs and viruses simply because they are not washing their hands properly, says child rights organisation Plan International Australia as it declares today (Friday, …

The Pharmacy Board has paid tribute to four inaugural members who completed their terms of appointment on 30 August 2015, including Stephen Marty, outgoing Chair. The Board recognised the past …