Uruguay is the latest country to institute tobacco control measures such as plain packs, after it won an international landmark legal battle against big tobacco company Philip Morris. Graphic warnings …

With the Coalition returned in the narrowest of victories – at the time of writing, it had gained the 76 House of Representatives seats it needed to form Government – …

Pharmacists must marry disruption rather than contemplate our destruction by its unstoppable force, says Rob Sztar. It is widely discussed that pharmacy faces an uncertain future in the face of …

”I just don’t understand why our profession sits by and allows the level of disrespect we get from many representatives of the medical community. The issue I have is the …

Two Zika vaccines have been declared successful in mice – welcome news as the virus has already cost many unborn lives The success of two vaccines in mice is a “remarkable …

Startups like the Capsule pharmacy concept are not going away – and so pharmacists need to be ready to embrace change. Sabrine Elkhodr, a community pharmacist and director of digital …

One of the confirmed Victorians to have measles travelled interstate to Brisbane while infected A fifth case of measles has been confirmed by the Victorian Department of Health. The person is a …

Latest Heart Foundation data provides further evidence that the prevalence of cardiovascular disease risk factors is lower among Australian who meet physical activity recommendations. The latest Heart Foundation report, Physical …

AJP takes a look at the last week’s best reader comments It’s been a rather controversial week in community pharmacy. Dr Edwin Kruys, chair of RACGP Queensland and member of …

Over a fifth of respondents are not providing the new Hepatitis C treatments to patients, an AJP survey has found. AJP ran a poll to examine to what extent the …

With cold and flu season underway, NPS MedicineWise has released an interactive online case study tailored by audience to GPs, pharmacists and nurses on otitis media and antibiotic prescribing. Dr …

”What is everyone doing with ID when an agent comes in asking for OTC codeine supply? It appears some pharmacies are requesting the ID for the actual patient for any …