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The Guild says it is continuing to work with stakeholders following the revelation that a large minority of pharmacies may not supply the expensive, newly-listed Hepatitis C drugs to patients …

NPS MedicineWise has announced that Be Medicinewise Week will be held this year from 22-28 August 2016. This year is the sixth annual Be Medicinewise Week, a national awareness week …

Researchers in the US and Australia have make a breakthrough discovery in the international quest to discover a new and potentially effective vaccine targeting the pathological proteins associated with Alzheimer’s …

Now that the dust is settling after the Coalition’s narrow victory, attention remains on the role health care played in the July 2 election. Last week PharmaDispatch reported that Sussan …

Pharmacy services provider HPS has announced the appointment of Alan Tuxford to the new role of Director of Pharmacy Practice. Tuxford will bring extensive experience in pharmacy operations to the …

Multivitamin and mineral supplements are unlikely to be needed by most mums- to-be and are an unnecessary expense, concludes a review of the available evidence, published in this month’s issue …

PBS reform is forcing pharmacy operators to boost their retail revenue, a report from IBISWorld, Pharmacies in 2016-7, shows. The report, which warns of troubled times ahead for pharmacy, says …

Latest research shows diabetes burden is larger than estimated and rates of amputations in Australia are seriously high A study led by Monash University researchers has found there may be …

The Guild, PSA and AMA have responded to the Turnbull government’s re-election National President of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia, George Tambassis, has passed on his congratulations to the Coalition …

Dr Edwin Kruys, the GP who has criticised community pharmacy’s vaccination service as a “slippery slope” in the last week, has issued a challenge to the Pharmacy Guild: that he …

Scientists in Europe have found that manmade climate change is to blame for hundreds of heatwave deaths. The team of scientists studied Europe’s deadly 2003 heatwave, using modelling to calculate …

Uruguay is the latest country to institute tobacco control measures such as plain packs, after it won an international landmark legal battle against big tobacco company Philip Morris. Graphic warnings …