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 …

European or US-style supermarket pharmacies are inevitable in Australia, says a retailing expert – but customers aren’t necessarily attracted to supermarkets for their health needs. Dr Gary Mortimer, senior lecturer …

Latest PBS cuts just the beginning, Minister believes A “skyrocketing” number of medicines experiencing a reduction in their price in the April round of PBS cuts is only the beginning, …

NAPSA has kicked off its annual Charity Cup campaign, with all 18 branches of the pharmacy students’ association coming together to raise funds and awareness for this year’s chosen charity: …

The TGA is updating the names of several medicine ingredients to align with names used globally, it reports in today’s Medicines Safety Update. Some medicine ingredient names in Australia have …

Liam Mendiolea has been named the PSA MIMS QLD Intern of the Year Award winner, PSA said today. The Intern of the Year Award acknowledges achievements of exceptional pharmacist interns …

Chemmart members have rallied together to support the Western Australian communities devastated by January’s bushfire crisis, raising a total of $12,000. The bushfires in Waroona and Yarloop claimed two lives …

Consumers, taxpayers and the national health system will benefit from the significant savings being delivered by medicine suppliers since 1 April, say Medicines Australia, the Generic and Biosimilar Medicines Association, …

AJP is celebrating a special birthday Australia’s oldest journal of record – the Australian Journal of Pharmacy – is turning 130 this year. The first edition of the then Australasian …

Women are not represented well enough at the leadership level in the pharmacy industry, say 70% of AJP readers. Following a lot of discussion at the recent APP2016 conference about …

The new AJP Discussion Forum has launched and can now be accessed here. Commenting on the launch, former AusPharm owner Mark Dunn said: “The new Forum format looks good and, …