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Many people understand that melanoma is a frequently diagnosed cancer in Australia – but most underestimate how serious the disease is. “There’s a general misconception about the severity of melanoma …

The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association is seeking the input of health professionals and others involved in palliative care around Australia to help develop two new online training modules. AHHA …

The Australian Self Medication Industry has welcomed the Federal Government’s Review of complementary medicines. “This is a great opportunity to get the right regulatory settings for complementary medicines, which are …

In the lead-up to the NSW election, the NSW Branch of the PSA has presented a range of policy proposals to reinforce the skills, knowledge and experience that pharmacists have …

The Department of Health’s Expert Review of Medicines and Medical Devices Regulation panel is seeking feedback from stakeholders to inform its thinking on the regulation of complementary medicines. The release …

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission says it won’t oppose GlaxoSmithKline’s and Novartis’ transactions involving over-the-counter consumer products, human vaccines and oncology products. As a result of the transactions: GSK …

The increased risk of glaucoma for people who have a family member with the condition will be a focus for this year’s Glaucoma Week (8-14 March), says Glaucoma Australia CEO …

Glaucoma: clinical tips by Associate Professor Louis Roller, Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Monash University Eye disease and visual impairment increase three-fold with each decade of life after 40 …

The NPS MedicineWise Evaluation report released this week has confirmed the vital importance of community pharmacies in improving medicines compliance, the Guild says. As frontline medication experts, committed to the …

New research by the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research has found that domestic assaults increase markedly when the number of hotels in a Local Government Area exceeds two …

New research released today by Cancer Council Australia and the National Heart Foundation of Australia shows Australian teenagers are spending increasing time in front of electronic devices such as computers, …

Guardian Pharmacy has achieved a rare “three-peat”, taking out the prestigious 2014 Roy Morgan Research Customer Satisfaction Award for Pharmacy. Since the awards were introduced, Guardian has been a strong …