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The use, treatment and availability of ‘ice’ have increased, according to a report released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. Ice is the crystal form of methylamphetamine, …

Education leaders from around the globe will journey to Nanjing, China, next year to create a blueprint for the pharmacy workforce of the future, the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) announced …

The PSA has stressed that its model for pharmacists to be integrated into GP clinics incorporates roles that are within the pharmacist’s current scope of practice. Acting national president of …

Domestic violence leads to more child deaths and intensive care unit admissions in Queensland than accidents, and in infants they are most often head and brain injuries, according to new …

Terry White Group has announced the appointment of Jane McKellar to its Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director. McKellar has more than 30 years’ international experience in senior management roles …

International knowledge and experience will give the graduates of a ground-breaking new pharmacy Master’s degree the chance to take their skills to the world, says UTS. In an Australian first, …

Older Australians are drinking so much coffee and alcohol that it’s damaging their already fragile sleep, a new survey has found. A survey of sleep patterns and habits by Sleep …

Nominations are open for the 2015 Innovative Pharmacist of the Year Award, now in its fourth year. This annual award was initiated by UTS Pharmacy in 2012 in order to …

The Australian Self Medication Industry says it is extremely disappointed with the Federal Government Scheduling Delegate’s interim decision to up-schedule over-the-counter cough/cold medicines and analgesics that contain codeine to Schedule …

Calcium supplements have no benefit for most people and could even be harmful, claim University of Auckland researchers. Two studies published in the British Medical Journal this week, conclude that …

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has expressed concern at the proposed re-scheduling of codeine containing analgesics to Schedule 4, Prescription Only Medicine. The interim decision of the Advisory Committee on …

The Guild and other health professional and consumer organisations have voiced their support for the transparency changes in the new Medicines Australia 18th Code of Conduct, which has come into …