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Caitlin Duff, now a community pharmacist in Burnie, has been announced as the PSA MIMS Australia Tasmanian Intern of the Year for 2014. The award, announced in in Ulverstone, celebrates …

Australia needs a new approach to healthcare, one which promotes self-reliance and shifts the emphasis of the health system towards greater support of wellness and prevention of disease, says Complementary …

Profit would be put ahead of patients and professional services if large-scale corporate ownership of community pharmacies was permitted as recommended by the Harper Review, says PSA national president Grant …

With miserable weather lashing the East Coast, pharmacists and people with asthma need to be aware that mould breeding in damp conditions can be a trigger for attacks. Michele Goldman, …

On 28 April, the TGA will launch the first of a series of upgrades to its existing eBusiness Services site in an attempt to make its e-services more user-friendly. The …

A new treatment for advanced melanoma which has seen significant media attention is now available in Australia.

The Australian Government’s “revitalised” National Bowel Cancer Screening Program could save 90,000 Australian lives over the next four decades if at least 60% of eligible people participate in the program, …

Medicines Australia and medicines industry representatives have appeared before the Senate Inquiry into the availability of new, innovative and specialist cancer drugs in Australia, calling for improvements to create an …

After extensive communication with members and the wider pharmacy industry, and in close consultation with key industry stakeholders, IT specialists and education practitioners, the Australian College of Pharmacy has reinvented …

ASMI has urged the Federal Government to fine-tune the regulatory system for complementary medicines, calling for better rather than less regulation of complementary medicines. Dr Deon Schoombie, ASMI Executive Director, …

The Federal Government has announced it will end the one remaining religious exemption on children’s vaccinations for access to family payments. Parents will no longer be able to continue to …

Industry stakeholders have welcomed the release of the Report of the National Review of Mental Health Programmes and Services by Minister Ley, which acknowledges the role for pharmacists in the mental healthcare team. …