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Curtin University-led research has found that on any given day 22% of adults drink sugar-sweetened beverages and these soft drink drinkers are more likely to be men, younger adults, and …

Today, the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia has announced a new position statement clarifying the use and interpretation of Vitamin B12 and Folate testing for diagnosing and monitoring deficiency. …

The PSA and the Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand have announced a joint collaboration for exclusive access for New Zealand pharmacists to formal postgraduate education in leadership and management, tailored …

Researchers at a new national research centre based at The University of Queensland are working to redefine antibiotic use in a bid to overcome antibiotic resistance. The Centre will bring …

Boots UK is set to change the role of its dispensing assistants, moving them to the new “pharmacy advisor” role over time. Boots says the move will to allow dispensing …

One in three cancer patients experiences a significant financial burden due to the cost of cancer medication, according to new research being presented at the Clinical Oncology Society of Australia’s …

National Pharmacies is working with its pharmacists and the Professional Pharmacists Australia to negotiate a new Enterprise Agreement, a spokesperson for the group says. “We have yet to reach a …

Pharmacists at National Pharmacies are calling on the executive managers of the pharmacy chain to stop proposed cuts to pay, and instead support decent jobs and quality services for health …

The Australian Self Medication Industry has welcomed the UK’s Self Care Week, which puts the spotlight on ways people can take better care of their own health in partnership with …

NHS England has more than doubled funding for its clinical pharmacists in general practice pilot, following an overwhelmingly positive response from GP surgeries. The scheme’s funding will double from £15 …

Cancer survivors experiencing problems with their memory and concentration following chemotherapy treatment can help overcome symptoms using simple online brain training exercises, a conference of cancer experts in Hobart will …

A survey of PSA members has shown that the vast majority are satisfied or extremely satisfied with many aspects of their membership of PSA, in particular the provision of the …