Rural Health Commissioner expansion is welcome, but we need a mental health focus too, says pharmacist MP  The recent passage of legislation to establish a new National Rural Health Commissioner …

Stockpiling of dexamethasone is being “strongly discouraged” after preliminary findings from the UK found it could play a role in helping treat people with severe COVID-19 The PSA has posted …

A man has been sentenced after pleading guilty to altering a prescription which included a prohibited drug and possess a forged prescription, among other charges A 22-year-old man from Southern …

Doctors say they are “outraged” by the commencement of the Queensland UTI prescribing trial, but the Pharmacy Guild has hit back, saying medicos are using “old scare campaigns” The Urinary …

Doctors are advocating for an Australian National Centre for Disease Control in comments welcomed by the PSA In opening remarks to the Senate Select Committee on COVID-19, AMA president Dr …

Queenslanders will now have improved access to oral contraceptives and medicinal cannabis following legislative amendments made by the Queensland Government, says one pharmacy stakeholder While women have been able to …

Complaints about declining supply of medicine are on the rise, complicated by consumer behaviour thanks to COVID-19… what strategies can pharmacists use to manage the problem? PDL says that one …

Chinese pharmacy chain head jailed over fake masks; Northern Irish pharmacist speaks out on racism; fluffy dog helps foil New York robbery Beijing, China: The chair of a Beijing-based chain …

In our latest Staff Spotlight, we speak with Alicia Martin, community pharmacist at Capital Chemist Wanniassa in the ACT 1. What kind of activities do you do over the course …

No lasting increase in low-dose codeine use following upscheduling, TGA says, as study reveals pharmacists’ post-schedule experiences  The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has found there was a temporary spike in the …

Experts have welcomed the move to prohibit imports of e-cigarette products containing nicotine without a script, but others have concerns The Therapeutic Goods Administration advised last week that the Federal …

Who are the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies? These are the top 20 New statistics collated by UK data and analytics agency GlobalData has revealed the world’s 20 leading pharmaceutical companies …