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The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has welcomed the release of the discussion paper ‘Better outcomes for people with chronic and complex health conditions through primary health care.’ Releasing the discussion …

Australia has achieved a major milestone in patient safety, reaching one billion prescriptions dispensed electronically through eRx. Electronic transfer of prescriptions improves patient safety by increasing confidence that the correct medications are …

A new report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare shows that there have been some improvements in cardiac care and lower death rates from cardiac conditions for Aboriginal …

The TGA has advised that more children’s medicines are being recalled, because they have been supplied in bottles where grooves that secure the lids can break off during opening. The …

Most Australians would like to see pharmacists have a greater role in patient care in the community, a survey by the Consumers Health Forum has found. In a finding that …

Research by the University of Iowa has found patients with uncontrolled hypertension had better blood pressure control when being cared for by pharmacists working in care teams (with a physician, …

New research shows that one in three active NSW adults drink sports or intra-workout drinks at least once a week while exercising – but they’re not aware that these acidic …

Adolescents and young adults are often left out of the equation when it comes to understanding the implications of diabetes on their home, school, work and social life, says a …

Advances in the treatment of Multiple Sclerosis have been good news for patients, but side effects and risks mean that an active management strategy and constant monitoring are essential. These …

Laura Norman was named as the inaugural PSA-MIMS Intern of the Year during a ceremony at PSA15 in Sydney. The PSA-MIMS Intern Pharmacist of the Year Award recognises an intern …

Guidelines aimed at promoting the standardisation of sleep apnoea services within pharmacies in Australia have been launched at PSA15. The Practice guidelines for the provision of sleep apnoea services within …

PSA’s Health Destination Pharmacy program, a coaching and development program to help pharmacies deliver financially viable health services, was officially unveiled at PSA15. PSA’s HDP program is evidence-based with proven …