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 …

Evaluation of the drug is much needed as some clinics offer repeated dosage without evidence of safety, says professor The largest randomised double-blind trial to evaluate the effectiveness of ketamine …

Bake sales, BBQs, bowling nights, movie and trivia nights, raffles and even a marathon went into the group’s massive donation As part of its ‘Charity Cup campaign’, the pharmacy student …

Should health professionals consider the cholesterol-lowering benefits of a vegan diet? writes Oscar Klass Between July 2014 and June 2015, lipid modifying agents were the second most commonly dispensed class …

Effective and safe? This leader in pain research asks pharmacists to think again about this widely used drug While paracetamol has been the ‘go-to’ medicine for acute and chronic pain …

The way a biosimilar is named may affect whether a pharmacist is willing to substitute it for a brand name biologic, a new study has found. The study, published in …

Around half of UK pharmacies may be selling e-cigarettes and nicotine-containing vaping liquids illegally, a new report suggests. A study by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute tested a range of …

The member organisation has secured a million-dollar financial boost under the Health Department’s ‘Health Peak and Advisory Bodies’ program The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) will receive $1.24 million in …

Reports of the incipient demise of independent pharmacies have been greatly exaggerated, says a spokesperson for Symbion. Last week the Courier Mail published an article, Pharmacy Wars: the prescription for …

A New Zealand-born man has been sentenced to three years and five months imprisonment after he pled guilty to a string of offences including the armed robbery of a pharmacy. …