Professor Ian Harper has exposed a “glaring weakness” in his prescription for a de-regulated pharmacy market – consumers may have to pay more, not less, for their medicines under his …

Children who get more than two hours’ screen time a day and those who often eat dinner in front of the TV are more likely to be overweight or obese, …

The Pharmacy Guild has developed a suite of courses to support community pharmacy recruitment. The challenges currently facing pharmacy mean there is a need to find ways to streamline costs …

Pharmacists who provide flu vaccination services need to be visibly held to the same standards as GPs when providing the service, says a leading flu specialist – and they can …

Professional pharmacy services such as MedsChecks will be vital for the sustainability of community pharmacy, says the managing pharmacist of GuildCare’s Pharmacy of the Year. “Professional services are going to …

Complementary Medicines Australia has responded to media reports that the National Heart Foundation is reviewing dietary and supplementation advice in relation to fish oil, based on a study looking at …

The CEO of the Public Health Association of Australia Michael Moore has welcomed the much awaited announcement by Health Minister Sussan Ley of the successful tender applicants of the soon …

Depression and back pain are likely to have a genetic cause, suggests new research from the University of Sydney. The landmark study of twins, published in the journal PAIN, reveals …

Australia’s leading influenza expert body is urging Australians to book a flu vaccination, with influenza cases already at significantly higher levels recorded than this time last year. The government-funded flu …

The Heart Foundation has reviewed its position on fish oil, and is now urging Australians to eat two to three serves of fish (including oily fish) each week. The Heart, …

The Abbott Government has announced the list of successful applicants to run Primary Health Networks, which will begin rolling out from July 1. Minister for Health Sussan Ley announced the …

Eight companies and the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia have announced a partnership to help transform pharmacies into healthcare destinations. The partners involved are Pfizer Australia, Bayer, Reckitt Benckiser, Johnson & …