Raid uncovers more than 100 boxes of prescription medication, steroid injections, pseudoephedrine and dexamphetamine tablets A 36-year-old male pharmacist has been charged after police searched his home in Lorn, NSW …

Medication reconciliation service ranks highest out of 16 potential interventions Polypharmacy, or the use of nine or more medicines, is highly prevalent in Australian residential aged care facilities and contributes …

Keep an eye on safety as medicine ingredient names change, says TGA spokesperson Some Australian pharmaceutical ingredient names have been updated to reflect those used internationally, the TGA reminds pharmacists. …

AJP takes a look at the world’s week in pharmacy The US Supreme Court has turned away an appeal by a family-owned pharmacy which objected to supplying emergency contraception on …

A Labor Government would scrap the increased copayment for prescription medicines, Opposition Leader Bill Shorten reiterated at the Press Club yesterday. The proposed increase to copayments – by 80 cents …

A web-based training program has enhanced pharmacists’ ability to help identify chronic kidney disease, a study has found. A web-based training program to support chronic kidney disease screening by community …

Guild executive director David Quilty has asked pharmacists to cast their minds forward to 2025 and consider how community pharmacies could look. Highlighting four “clear trends” that are driving the …

Two Australian organisations will work together to develop a new four-in-one tablet, designed to reduce the impact of heart disease and stroke Bupa Australia and The George Institute for Global Health have …

The Guild has created a new guide to help pharmacists understand the specific requirements for consultation rooms to administer flu vaccines in community pharmacies. The resource gives a general overview …

Weekly Dose: new morning after pill makes it difficult to choose which to take Esther Lau, Queensland University of Technology; Greg Kyle, Queensland University of Technology; Jose Manuel Serrano Santos, …

A new UK study has supported Australian evidence that the media can influence whether people stop taking their medicines: and again, the medicines involved are statins. A period of controversy …

… it takes at least three goes to make it go through …. after starting again after the third time you give up as $125 is really not worth how …