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Over the five years 2008–2012, there were 105 deaths from complications of pregnancy and childbirth in Australia, with Indigenous women dying at more than twice the non-Indigenous women rate, according …

A multimodal approach to managing chronic non-cancer pain is needed, says NPS MedicineWise, as the number of scripts for opioids continues to rise. Around one in five Australians experience chronic …

A group of health and community organisations have expressed concerns to the Australian Government about the negotiations for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership and the potential risks they say they …

The new Administration, Handling and Infrastructure fee set to be introduced in the Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement will apply to Section 100 dispensing, Guild president George Tambassis has told the …

Australians are choosing discretionary food – foods that are high in energy but low in nutritional value – over fruits and vegetables, according to results from the Australian Health Survey …

An Australian-led global study investigating a treatment for colorectal cancer has shown the treatment provides significant benefit, a major gathering of oncologists have been told.

A major study of patients with type 2 diabetes and established cardiovascular disease has found that a DPP-4 inhibitor does not increase the risk for major adverse CV events, hospitalisation for heart failure or adverse events

Pharmacy Guild members will have their 2015-16 Membership renewal rates reduced by 25% as a thank you to all Members for their support during the negotiation of the 6CPA, the …

The Guild is closely watching the progress of the National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Bill 2015 prior to the winter recess of Parliament, national executive director David Quilty writes in …

Bristol-Myers Squibb Australia today announced it has achieved Aon Hewitt Best Employer accreditation status for the third year running, delivering outstanding people practices and employee engagement levels. Bristol-Myers Squibb was …

Improving the early assessment and management of patients with stroke is the focus of a new Clinical Care Standard, which was launched today at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital by Federal …

Planning ahead is essential but not common for many older Australians living with a mental illness, according to research by the national mental health charity SANE Australia.   “Many people …