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EBOS has reported strong earnings growth for the six month to 31 December 2015, with total revenues hitting $3.4 billion. This represents growth of 8.3%, or 9% growth constant FX. …

Patients in health funds are losing out as rates rise while rebates lessen, the Consumers Health Forum states. The CHF says consumers are being fleeced and not getting the rebates …

The Heart Foundation has supported the findings of a University of Cambridge study which concluded that children should be helped to be more active during winter. “Public health guidelines state …

The PSA has announced that nominations are open for an educational grant to be awarded to an Australian pharmacist who has made an outstanding contribution to the Quality use of …

Clinical trials have shown that novel oral anticoagulants (NOACs) are as efficacious as warfarin in reducing the risk of stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation, reports the MJA. Notwithstanding, the …

Health and ensuring consumers get a fair deal are priority for the consumer watchdog, the ACCC. Chair Rod Sims outlined the ACCC’s aim to prioritise new and continuing areas of …

Losing as little as 5% of their body weight is enough for obese people to reap significant health benefits, according to a study published in Cell Metabolism. The randomised controlled …

The strike action at National Pharmacies stores today, which saw some pharmacies closed for an hour, may eventually be repeated at other groups, Professional Pharmacists Australia campaign director Matt Harris …

National Pharmacies has said in a media statement that it regrets any inconvenience to any of its members and customers resulting from today’s strike action, which saw some stores in …

Pharmacists across Victoria and South Australia are taking strike action today after enterprise negotiations with employer National Pharmacies have failed to reach an agreement. Fifty-three stores in both states are …

Leading mental health advocate and former Australian of the Year Professor Patrick McGorry will be the keynote speaker at the PSA NSW Branch’s Annual Therapeutic Update Conference in March. The …

Naloxone must become available through take-home programs without the need for doctor or pharmacist involvement, say Australian experts in a report published in the Medical Journal of Australia. The drug …