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An Australian doctor has attacked the “Pharmacist Guild” for encouraging pharmacists to take on some of doctors’ responsibilities. Writing on his blog, Doctor’s Bag, Queensland GP Edwin Kruys has attacked …

Australia’s medical community will unite in 2015 for a new initiative: Choosing Wisely Australia. Peak medical colleges and consumer groups will collaborate in this national initiative to improve the quality …

Cancer and heart disease were responsible for 58% of the total years of life lost in 2010, according to a new report from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, …

Retailers, including pharmacies, need to make sure they are safe places for people seeking to buy condoms, says a spokesperson for Sexual and Reproductive Health Western Australia. SRPHWA is hoping …

Adults are now more likely to gain weight at an earlier age, compared with the past – and most people put on weight every year, says Professor Clare Collins, spokesperson …

API has reported strong growth spearheaded by its retail business, Priceline Pharmacy. Comparable store growth of 6% places Priceline among the best performing listed retailers, says API chairman Stephen Roche. …

A Victorian patient with Alzheimer’s disease has become the first in the world to be given a breakthrough new drug that experts hope will revolutionise treatment for the most common …

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has announced the six pharmacies which have been nominated for this year’s Pharmacy of the Year Award. These pharmacies have proven to be among the …

The King Island community has rallied around Divesh Sanghvi and Simon Reynolds, joint owners of the destroyed King Island Pharmacy. The pharmacy was destroyed by an alleged arson attack over …

The Chemists’ Own brand is celebrating its 20th birthday in 2015. Chemists’ Own was developed and launched in 1995 as a quality, pharmacy-only, OTC product range to counter the expansion …

A Labor Queensland Government would start to boost funding for preventative health programs forced to scale back their operations because of Newman LNP Government cutbacks, says Opposition Leader Annastacia Palaszczuk. …

A survey commissioned by the National Health and Medical Research Council has revealed that finding ways to prevent dementia, improving diagnosis and better care are considered top priorities for future …