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A staggering 32,000 Australians under the age of 18 are living with childhood heart disease – eight babies a day in Australia are born with a heart problem. Eight babies …

Blackmores has announced a strong close to Group sales at $206 million for the half-year ended 31 December 2014, up 22%, compared to the previous corresponding period. The Board estimates …

Discount Drug Stores is running its Sun and UV Awareness Clinics from January to March 2015, to highlight the damage customers are doing to their skin. DESPITE AUSTRALIA HAVING the highest rate of …

Pharmacy competency standards are being reviewed through the Pharmacy Practitioner Development Committee, a profession-wide collaborative forum of 11 pharmacy organisations, which is seeking feedback on the review. Late last year …

Graduate oversupply, discount model pharmacies and low wages are the top concerns for current undergraduate pharmacy students, a NAPSA student survey has found. NAPSA surveyed 833 pharmacy students from 19 …

Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is developing new guidelines to assist medical students learn prescribing skills in a push to reduce errors in medical prescriptions.

The Australian Self Medication Industry (ASMI) has revealed its 2015 Committee of Management which will drive “an ambitious advocacy program in 2015”.

Pharmacy Guild says community pharmacists can help deliver better health outcomes and a more sustainable Medicare.

Victorian Labor has promised to support 20 pharmacies to become 24/7 Super Pharmacies if it is elected on the weekend. An Andrews Labor Government would fund pharmacies to stay open …

The Abbott Government’s shelving of its controversial $7 GP copayment is a win for health policy, AMA president Brian Owler told the ABC’s Virginia Trioli today. “I think it’s a …

The global depression crisis is being examined at a gathering of international policymakers, health and business leaders and academics in London. Australian mental health leaders Pat McGorry and Jack Heath …

The PSA has launched a new concept in pharmacy education conferences, aiming to incorporate the best of two of PSA’s existing events: PAC and CPEXpo. National President of PSA, Grant …