Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Reasons for Nonadherence to Statins A Systematic Review of Reviews concludes that female gender, older and younger age, non-white race, low …

A range of new updates have been made to the TGA Medicine Shortages Information page There have been a number of new updates posted on the Therapeutic Goods Administration’s Medicines …

The next five years will be critical to lay the foundation for change, say pharmacists The 7CPA and the government’s 10-year Primary Health Care Plan will determine the profession’s sustainability …

A large observational study has linked hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine use to increased rates of mortality and heart arrhythmias in hospitalised COVID-19 patients A large observational study published in The Lancet has …

Increasing the use of novel and well-established drugs would offer a significant opportunity to reduce harms caused by diabetes, a new report shows Modelling by the Baker Heart and Diabetes …

Another leading pharmacist has called for wider availability of NIP flu vaccines from pharmacies David Heffernan, president of the Pharmacy Guild’s NSW Branch, spoke out in local media over the …

More than 200 pharmacy and medical students have fulfilled course requirements at Griffith University via telehealth The University says that the students are “getting their first taste of telehealth” as …

COVID-19 has fast-tracked the introduction of e-prescribing, one of the National Health Digital Strategy priority areas. It’s vital for pharmacies to be ready for this, says Ben Wilkins The National …

COVID-19-related issues like hydroxychloroquine were still making headlines this week, but the sector was also looking to the post-pandemic future The Pharmacy Guild‘s Suzanne Greenwood wrote about the issues the …

Some pharmacies should consider downsizing and negotiating total rent – not just deferring payments – if they want to survive post-COVID-19, warns pharmacy business expert Pharmacies located in business districts …

Pharmacists and pharmacy staff share reasons why they should have more recognition from the government during COVID-19, including through hazard pay A petition before Parliament is calling for hazard allowance …

Daigou—or suspected daigou—are again making headlines as a man is filmed allegedly taking orders in the aisles of a Chemist Warehouse The Daily Mail outlines what it calls a “bizarre …