With 80% of pharmacy patients being female, there is no doubt that Australia’s 5450 plus community pharmacies play a critical role in women’s health. More often than not women are …

Pharmacy is not getting the credit it deserves in creating savings through PBS reforms, Guild executive director David Quilty writes in this week’s edition of Forefront – and so it …

Pfizer and Allergan’s merger has been scuppered by new US legislation, news agency Reuters is reporting. Pfizer has decided to terminate the agreement to acquire Allergan, a $160 billion agreement …

The latest Pharmacy Practice Review developed by NPS MedicineWise is available in an express version, which NPS says makes it a perfect choice for time-poor pharmacists to earn CPD credits. …

Great discussion underway in the new AJP Discussion Forum about the perceived poor deal handed out to RMMR accredited pharmacists. Penny Kraemer writes “As we all are very well aware, …

An advocacy group for medicinal cannabis users and supporters has launched in the ACT, lobbying Government to make the drug’s use legal for medicinal purposes in the Territory. The TGA …

Every King has his Achilles heel, writes Mouhamad Zoghbi… economists and health professionals are degrees apart This king stood with a confidence that shook the pharmacy nation. He didn’t stutter …

Experts alarmed at a possible figure of a million people with uncontrolled asthma have proposed major structural changes to the way asthma medicines are handled, including OTC preventers and restricting …

Debbie Rigby presents her weekly round-up of the latest clinical research relevant to community pharmacy Multicenter Observational Study of Incretin-based Drugs and Heart Failure A large cohort study of nearly …

A UK report has quantified the increasing role played by community pharmacies in public health. The community pharmacy offer for improving the public’s health, published by the Local Government Association, …

Today: How the PBS cuts were reported, pharmacists in GP clinics and social media addiction In today’s news round-up: How did mainstream media report the latest round of PBS cuts? A trial of …

Great post from Bourke pharmacist Peter Crothers yesterday on day 1 of the new AJP Discussion Forum. “One of the more challenging sessions in a well above-average quality plenary program …