On 28 April, the TGA will launch the first of a series of upgrades to its existing eBusiness Services site in an attempt to make its e-services more user-friendly. The …

A new treatment for advanced melanoma which has seen significant media attention is now available in Australia.

The Australian Government’s “revitalised” National Bowel Cancer Screening Program could save 90,000 Australian lives over the next four decades if at least 60% of eligible people participate in the program, …

Medicines Australia and medicines industry representatives have appeared before the Senate Inquiry into the availability of new, innovative and specialist cancer drugs in Australia, calling for improvements to create an …

After extensive communication with members and the wider pharmacy industry, and in close consultation with key industry stakeholders, IT specialists and education practitioners, the Australian College of Pharmacy has reinvented …

ASMI has urged the Federal Government to fine-tune the regulatory system for complementary medicines, calling for better rather than less regulation of complementary medicines. Dr Deon Schoombie, ASMI Executive Director, …

The Federal Government has announced it will end the one remaining religious exemption on children’s vaccinations for access to family payments. Parents will no longer be able to continue to …

Industry stakeholders have welcomed the release of the Report of the National Review of Mental Health Programmes and Services by Minister Ley, which acknowledges the role for pharmacists in the mental healthcare team. …

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A call by doctor groups to “take a stand” against pharmacist vaccination is puzzling, says Tim Logan, Queensland Branch President of the Pharmacy Guild and leader of the Queensland Pharmacist …

A group of primary care organisations have banded together to discourage pharmacy vaccination. The group, comprising the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP), the Australian Medical Association (AMA), the …

The National Asthma Council Australia has released the updated Australian Asthma Handbook (version 1.1), the national guidelines for asthma management in primary care. The Handbook is published as a unique …