Upscheduling codeine-containing OTCs could cost upwards of $1.27 billion in MBS outlay alone over the next four years, a new report has found. The Pharmacy …

Momentum is building for reform of the switch environment and Schedule 3 advertising policy, said presenters and participants at ASMI’s annual conference yesterday. ASMI Chief …

The PSA has called for the Medical Benefits Scheme to be expanded to allow pharmacists to help improve consumer health outcomes and quality use of …

The Public Health Association of Australia has welcomed a report from the World Federation of Public Health Associations revealing the many countries lagging behind in …

Australia’s rates of childhood overweight and obesity could be turned around with changes equivalent to cutting one small chocolate bar and getting in 15 minutes …

The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia’s national conference, PSA16, will be held at Four Points by Sheraton, Darling Harbour in July 2016, the PSA says. The …

Today at its annual conference in Sydney the Australian Self Medication Industry shared a ‘sample mock ad’, which demonstrated the proposed consumer communication model it …

Queensland’s peak Aboriginal and Islander health body has called for changes to health screening and increased investment into sexual health in the face of Australia’s …

At its Annual General Meeting today, ASMI announced its new Board of Directors. ASMI Chief Executive Officer, Deon Schoombie, congratulated and welcomed the ASMI Board …

Four policy priorities that will safeguard affordable access to medicines in Australia while ensuring the generic and biosimilar medicines industry remains viable have been agreed …

Professor Peter Carroll, Dr Rebekah Moles, Dr Slade Matthews, Stuart Nankivell and Nick Logan (Members of the NSW Poisons Advisory Committee) on why they think …

More pharmacists are confident in the future viability of community-based pharmacy than they were 12 months ago, however the majority remain “neutral” about the future rather than optimistic, according to the results of this year’s UTS Community Pharmacy Barometer.