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The Senate is being pushed not to delay the passage of the National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Bill which is the key to implementation of the 6CPA by the PSA. …

Women are being urged to eat a varied balanced diet to reduce their exposure to cadmium, after a major study linked the metal to reduced bone density. Seventy seven WA …

More than 60,000 people have reduced or discontinued their use of cholesterol-lowering statin drugs after watching ABC’s TV program, Catalyst, which questioned their benefits for the prevention of cardiovascular disease, …

Victorian pharmacist Joe Demarte was announced today as the national president of the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia by the PSA’s National Board.

GuildSuper Pharmacy Assistant of the Year Award (PATY) nominees should be reminded that entries close today—19 June! The Pharmacy Guild of Australia offers this advice to nominees on entering the award: Think …

The doubling of funds for professional services in the 6CPA represents recognition that community pharmacists are now primary healthcare providers, claims Charlie Benrimoj, professor of pharmacy practice and head of …

Prostate cancer is the fourth most common cause of male deaths and more must be done improve survival rates, by detecting it early. Prostate cancer has the dubious distinction of being fourth most …

Reckitt Benckiser has launched part two of the GORD Matters CPD accredited training program for pharmacists. The GORD Matters 2 module is designed to assist pharmacists gain a greater understanding …

Training nurses how to use the Australian don’t rush to crush handbook significantly improves how safely medicines are given to patients in hospitals, according to a new study. In their …

Development of pharmacy education around the world through a unique collaboration between the International Pharmaceutical Federation, University College London School of Pharmacy and UNESCO is to continue for a further …

Thousands of Australians received a life-saving wake-up call discovering they were at serious and often unnecessary risk of stroke after taking part in Australia’s Biggest Blood Pressure Check. The National …

Queensland University of Technology pharmacy student Samuel Turner has been named the Queensland Pharmacy Student of the Year. Turner, who was one of eight finalists, will now go on to …