Addictions may be described as “ecological or environmental traps” resulting from the human brain’s reaction to products or activities, rather than a disease of individuals, says an addiction expert. Drug, …

Faulding is expanding its portfolio to include Australian-made infant milk formula. The pharmacy-only Faulding Gold Infant Formula range includes Newborn, Follow-On and Toddler formulas. Unlike many premium brands, Faulding Gold …

From 1 February to 11th March 2016, Australian Hearing will partner with Sigma Pharmaceuticals (Amcal, Amcal Max and Guardian pharmacies) to deliver free hearing checks and hearing aid health checks …

The real-time monitoring system for over-the-counter codeine-containing products, MedsASSIST – informing medicine decisions, is progressing well, David Quilty writes in this week’s edition of Forefront. User testing of the prototype …

An online petition to stop England’s 6% funding cut to pharmacy has attracted more than 13,000 signatures (as of January 27), prompting a response from the Government. “Pharmacy provides a …

Terry White Chemists has partnered with Share the Dignity to provide homeless and at-risk women with sanitary products in a campaign that is generating an outpouring of grassroots empathy and …

Whyalla pharmacist John Holds was named among recipients of the Order of Australia yesterday, for service to rural pharmacy and the community of South Australia. Holds is currently semi-retired and …

Doubleview Chemmart Pharmacy in Western Australia has beaten almost 300 stores from around the country to be named Chemmart Wellbeing Pharmacy of the Year for 2015. Judged on commitment to …

Building health services in 2016? Here are three tips to help you succeed, writes Vanessa Lontos January is an exciting time in pharmacy. It marks the beginning of a new …

As the World Health Organization’s executive board meets in Geneva this week, the international aid organisation Médecins Sans Frontières has warned of five diseases with the potential to become epidemics …

Cancer Council is lifting the lid on Queensland lunchboxes as parents prepare to send kids back to school, with research showing many packed lunches are alarmingly low on veggies. The …

More than half of science, technology, engineering and math professionals over the age of 45 say their workplace doesn’t provide them with opportunities to transfer their skills to younger staff, …