Medicines Australia CEO Tim James announced over the weekend his resignation effective January 2016 from the leadership role of the pharmaceutical sector peak body. Medicines Australia Interim Chairman Wes Cook …

Stakeholders have welcomed the announcement yesterday that a range of curative breakthrough hepatitis C medicines will be added to the PBS next year. Health Minister Sussan Ley announced that the …

The Bureau of Meterology is warning of worse heatwave conditions to come tomorrow, and of the effects of heat stress. The first significant heatwave for summer has seen severe to …

The decision of the Arbitration Tribunal to reject the Philip Morris tobacco company case against plain packaging on the basis of a trade treaty with Hong Kong is a great …

The Guild does not support discounting of the patient co-payment as it is contrary to the concept of universality of the PBS and undermines the purpose of having a consistently …

A national survey by Food Safety Information Council has found 68% of Australians are taking a food poisoning risk by washing their turkey before cooking it. “The last thing your …

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With review ‘scope creep’ meaning ownership rules may be captured by the upcoming review, and a Health Minister who appears not to be a great friend of pharmacy, the industry …

Appropriately trained pharmacists should eventually provide the full range of vaccinations across Australia, says a leading pharmacy vaccination expert. WA community pharmacist and the Pharmacy Guild of Australia Vaccination Committee …

In time for the quit smoking New Year resolutions that are anticipated at the end of this month, FIP has outlined the wide variety of different ways in which pharmacists …

The AMA wants to introduce nationally-consistent controls and restrictions on the marketing and advertising of e-cigarettes, it says. The organisation today released its updated Position Statement on Tobacco Smoking and …

While the forthcoming festive season is joyful for many, it can also be a sad and lonely time for the one in five Australians experiencing mental illness, says SANE Australia. …