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Well over half of all families give consent to organ and tissue donation of a loved one and this figure jumps to 80% when there has been a prior discussion …

Rachel Dienaar is the new president of the Tasmanian branch of the PSA replacing Dr Shane Jackson who has resigned from the branch committee and the position of president. Dienaar …

From today, the PSA has relocated to temporary premises to allow redevelopment of the Pharmacy House site in Canberra. “The existing Pharmacy House, built thanks to funding assistance from PSA …

Australians are becoming more aware of epilepsy, but there are still myths and stigmas to be broken down, says Yvette McMurtrie, Client Services Coordinator at Epilepsy Queensland – and significant …

US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy supports the use of medical marijuana in helping some people suffering from painful medical conditions in an interview on CBS This Morning. “We have some …

Double digit sales growth in albumin and speciality products and influenza vaccine sales have helped CSL announce a net profit after tax of US$692m (A$889m) for the six months ended …

While many Australians know somebody who lives with lymphoedema, a far smaller number of people actually know what the condition is called, or understand that a persistent swelling is something …

Australian Governments should look at international best practices to facilitate better healthcare rationing as they grapple with health budget challenges, says a new health policy issues brief by Elizabeth Martin, …

Medicines Australia is calling on the Australian Government to recognise the ongoing sustainability of the PBS resulting from reforms introduced in collaboration with the industry, in its submission to the …

Distinguished medical researcher Professor Anne Kelso AO has been appointed the new CEO of the National Health and Medical Research Council. The Minister for Health, Sussan Ley says Professor Kelso …

The accepted wisdom that moderate consumption of alcohol may protect against cardiovascular disease is in doubt, with a new study published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) challenging the belief. …

The Guild has defended the Super Pharmacy Plus in Stafford, which was the subject of a report in some News Ltd outlets this morning querying why a “chemist” could own …