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Two days ago, we reported on the PSA16 panel session examining pay rates for pharmacists, which PSA CEO Lance Emerson called “the single largest issue facing the profession in community …

A new, easy-to-use online CPD Planning Tool for pharmacists has been launched by PSA. The intuitive CPD tool – developed and extensively tested by PSA – is free for members …

The number of registered people equals 17% of all Australians, says Health Minister Sussan Ley Ley says following the re-launch of the My Health Record in February, there has been …

“I call on the regulators to insist that all inhaled medications for asthma and COPD have a dose counter that is readable by patients with low vision. We currently have …

The issue of funding caps on the HMR and RMMR programs has again raised its head during a discussion of professional service trials. In a panel discussion at the recent …

A range of combination medicines are due to experience price cuts in the 1 October round of price disclosure measures. The newly advised cuts will affect combination drugs due to …

A new analysis of the evidence suggests antibiotics have very few benefits for treating sore throat and acute sinusitis. Both conditions are common reasons for visits to GPs. Chris Del …

It’s become a common-sense policy suggested by health stakeholders the world over: stay home when you’re sick, to avoid spreading infection. But during an epidemic of infectious diseases such as …

Lung Foundation Australia in collaboration with the Queensland Government’s Indigenous Respiratory Outreach Care Program have developed the first ever Australia-wide Lung Health Checklist specifically for the Indigenous community. The Checklist …

Tim Kelsey has been appointed as the CEO of the Australian Digital Health Agency, which is responsible for all national digital health services and systems, with a focus on engagement, …

Doctors in NSW will now be able to apply to prescribe a broader range of cannabis-based medicines as a result of NSW Government regulatory changes. Premier Mike Baird said yesterday …

Chemist Warehouse has extended its partnership of the National Basketball League until 2018. Chemist Warehouse is the Official Health and Beauty Retailer of the NBL and will be the naming …