Following claims from RMMR pharmacist Penny Kraemer that RMMR pharmacists have not always had the professional support they deserve, the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia has responded. “The PSA consistently advocates …

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Blood pressure is the biggest risk factor for having a stroke, and for the first time Priceline Pharmacy is partnering with the National Stroke Foundation to deliver Australia’s Biggest Blood …

Printed pills – from the realms of science fiction to reality Printed pills – it seems like a science fiction dream, like instant food from a tablet. But the future …

We can’t trust drug companies to wine, dine and educate doctors about the drugs they prescribe Barbara Mintzes, University of Sydney If a drug company treats a doctor to a …

The number of people living with diabetes has almost quadrupled since 1980 to 422 million adults, with most living in developing countries. Factors driving this dramatic rise include overweight and …

Bundaberg’s unique Church Pharmacy has been significantly damaged by fire. The pharmacy, housed in the iconic former Church of Christ building which was built following the Great Depression, suffered heat …

A sweltering hot day in March saw Carnegie Chemmart pharmacist Betty Crocker save a life. It was an ordinary, but busy day at the Carnegie Chemmart Pharmacy, where the 44-year-old …

Michael Khoo writes: “I suppose it is a sign of how desperate things are for Community Pharmacy. I recently received an email telling me that I am “missing out” on …

AJP looks at this week’s pharmacy news from around the world West Virginia, US: Recent data for the state of West Virginia show a 40% decrease in doctor shopping over …

It started when the Pharmacy Guild tweeted its welcome to the focus on avoidable hospital readmissions in Friday’s COAG communique, which identified that too many patients are readmitted following complications …

A Victorian coroner has called for a real-time prescription monitoring system to reduce pharmaceutical drug related harms and deaths following the death of a 47-year-old man who doctor shopped extensively …