Researchers in the US have uncovered a correlation between pharmacy density and hospital readmissions. While pharmacy density is not a single direct cause in itself, the researchers at the University …

Helping in the fight against antibiotic resistance from the 1970s helped foster a lifelong interest in battling inappropriate promotion of medicines and therapeutic services, says Friends of Science in Medicine’s …

Health Minister Sussan Ley has toured a health care practice featuring integrated pharmacy services and given it the thumbs up. Minister Ley thanked an “impressive” lineup of health professionals, including …

Weekly Dose: teriparatide, the osteoporosis drug that forms new bone Peter Robert Ebeling, Monash University Teriparatide is an injectable drug to treat severe osteoporosis, a condition where mineral loss causes …

GSK’s relatively new vaccine for meningococcal B is in low supply across the country due to its unexpected popularity worldwide Bexsero is the only vaccine for meningococcal B currently registered …

We wrap up the week’s pharmacy news from around the world New York, US: A pharmacist has been found guilty of distributing black market HIV medications in a scam which …

Pharmacist and Olympian Madeline Hills beat her personal best and made the top 10 in the women’s Olympic steeplechase final. Hills, a graduate of the University of Sydney, clocked a …

A new study has taken an important step towards improving medicines management for people living with dementia. Fifty-seven experts from around Australia (58% of whom were pharmacists) have reached consensus …

Senator Nick Xenophon has suggested a return to the not always fondly remembered national school milk program, citing nutritional concerns as well as support for the dairy industry. The national …

The proposed deregulation of pharmacy ownership in New Zealand is unlikely to foster collaboration and trust between GPs and pharmacists, says the editor of NZ Doctor. Barbara Fountain wrote in …

The Australian Self Medication Industry has welcomed publication of the new Therapeutic Goods Order, marking the conclusion of the TGA’s medicines labelling review “We greatly appreciate the TGA’s inclusive, collaborative …

Denise Brady from Barden’s Amcal Pharmacy has been chosen to represent the Northern Territory at the National Finals of the 2016 Pharmacy Guild of Australia/ GuildSuper Pharmacy Assistant of the …