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The PSS has presented findings of the National Stress and Wellbeing Survey of Pharmacists, Intern Pharmacists and Pharmacy Students to an international audience This month Pharmacists’ Support Service (PSS) executive …

A new OTC option for symptomatic relief of mild anxiety is now available in pharmacies Anxiety is the most common mental health condition in Australia. On average, one in three …

Feedback on SHPA’s Specialty Practice is highly positive, the organisation has reported One year into the program’s revitalisation, it has been established as a crucial development tool for Australian pharmacists, …

Discount Drug Stores are providing free heart health screenings at more than 142 of its stores across the country during September and October The screenings have been timed to coincide …

Amy Peatling and Phillipa Maika have been selected to represent Tasmania and Victoria at the upcoming PATY awards Ms Maika, from Slade Pharmacy Richmond, will represent Victoria at the National …

New medicines handbook app launches Australian health professionals now have a new option for accessing medicines information with the release of the new AMH App for Desktop from the Australian Medicines Handbook. …

Leading pharmacist to head Lung Foundation Australia committee The Lung Foundation Australia has announced that Debbie Rigby has been appointed as the Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Pharmacy Committee Chair. …

The TGA has officially launched its Facebook page, following a soft launch last month The Therapeutic Goods Administration joined Facebook in August 2018, and invited a small group of people …

A medicines reduction program run by the University of Tasmania has won an award for services to mental health The University of Tasmania’s RedUSe (Reducing Use of Sedatives) program has …

The third annual symposium of the SHPA Residency Program was held this week in Brisbane Expanding and improving the experiences of future hospital pharmacy leaders was in focus at the …

It’s almost time to reveal your vote on pharmacy’s 12 Agenda Setters Well the votes are in, and we’re almost ready to reveal who your selections are for the 12 …

Nominations are now open for the 2018 Innovative Pharmacist of the Year Award This annual award was initiated by UTS Pharmacy in 2012 in order to recognise, reward and celebrate those pharmacists …