The TGA’s long-awaited decision on the scheduling future of currently-OTC codeine-containing medicines – whatever that decision may be – will be an opportunity for pharmacy, says a pain expert. Joyce …

For the first time in 20 years, statins have not topped the list of most costly drugs to government. Australian Prescriber’s latest issue lists the top 10 drugs used in …

An additional 5,700 children who would not otherwise have been vaccinated have been given their jabs this year as a result of the Government’s “no jab, no pay” policy, it …

Discount Drug Stores has raised over $22,000 with its flu vaccination health clinics and fundraising ventures for charity partner FreeToBe to help contribute to the vaccination, medical care, protection and …

The King Review has the potential to deliver “true reform” on how pharmacists deliver services, says Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia CEO Kristin Michaels. Michaels welcomed the release of …

Pharmacy’s social media enthusiasts went into overdrive at PSA16 last weekend. Here’s a selection of some of the best received tweets from the event: @PSA_National is the problem with remuneration …

PSA16’s panel discussion on improving pharmacists’ remuneration acknowledged widespread concerns in the industry Employees are worried about pharmacist wages, said PSA CEO Dr Lance Emerson in opening the panel discussion …

WA pharmacist Joseph Foster is the 2016 PSA MIMS Intern Pharmacist of the Year. Foster, who completed his internship at Brooks Garden Chemmart Pharmacy in Albany, was awarded the prestigious …

Writing in the Australian newspaper last month, the Grattan Institute’s Dr Stephen Duckett put the view that using pharmacists’ skills to take the pressure off doctors is an “obvious step”. …

Around 900 delegates attended the conference this year – about one hundred more than last year, according to the PSA The event wrapped up this afternoon (Sunday 31 July) after being held …

She also took home the People’s Choice Award in a clean sweep at the PSA 2016 Gala Dinner The award was presented by PSA National President Joe Demarte at the …