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Apotex, supplier of generic pharmaceuticals, has announced the asset purchase of established clinic provider Revive. The purchase of Revive complements the existing Apotex professional services offer and further strengthens the …

Success comes from understanding your customer and offering a personalised shopping experience, ensuring pharmacy’s tailored messages reach the right audience, according to the latest pharmacy IRI-Aztec report. Women now represent …

As the World Health Organization’s Executive Board discusses maternal, newborn and child health in Geneva this week, the International Pharmaceutical Federation’s Community Pharmacy Section is launching a series of four …

The President of the NSW Branch of the Pharmacy Guild, Paul Sinclair, today welcomed the announcement by the NSW Opposition that a Labor Government would move quickly to enable the …

An Australian doctor has attacked the “Pharmacist Guild” for encouraging pharmacists to take on some of doctors’ responsibilities. Writing on his blog, Doctor’s Bag, Queensland GP Edwin Kruys has attacked …

Australia’s medical community will unite in 2015 for a new initiative: Choosing Wisely Australia. Peak medical colleges and consumer groups will collaborate in this national initiative to improve the quality …

Cancer and heart disease were responsible for 58% of the total years of life lost in 2010, according to a new report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, …

Retailers, including pharmacies, need to make sure they are safe places for people seeking to buy condoms, says a spokesperson for Sexual and Reproductive Health Western Australia. SRPHWA is hoping …

Adults are now more likely to gain weight at an earlier age, compared with the past – and most people put on weight every year, says Professor Clare Collins, spokesperson …

API has reported strong growth spearheaded by its retail business, Priceline Pharmacy. Comparable store growth of 6% places Priceline among the best performing listed retailers, says API chairman Stephen Roche. …

A Victorian patient with Alzheimer’s disease has become the first in the world to be given a breakthrough new drug that experts hope will revolutionise treatment for the most common …

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has announced the six pharmacies which have been nominated for this year’s Pharmacy of the Year Award. These pharmacies have proven to be among the …