A significant number of medicines have the potential to pose a health and safety risk as a result of unintended exposure when people other than the patient – such as …

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Women and children’s health is often a key market for community pharmacy, as well as a key area where pharmacists can do a lot of good within their communities – …

A new study of 183 women with ovarian cancer has shown that women want greater awareness of ovarian cancer symptoms among GPs and a more widespread understanding of family history …

Pharmacists around the country are rallying to protect Australia’s most vulnerable patients, says a Canberra pharmacist, ahead of planned changes to the PBS in next week’s Federal Budget. The Coalition …

The Australian Self Medication Industry today welcomed the Victorian Government’s commitment of $300,000 for planning and development of a real-time prescription monitoring system to help reduce the inappropriate use of …

The PSA has welcomed Victorian Government funding initiatives to improve access to pharmacist services and to progress the implementation of real time reporting to help reduce inappropriate use of some …

In a push toward a nationally coordinated physical activity strategy, the Heart Foundation’s “Move More, Sit less” campaign, launched this week for Heart Week 2015, aims to raise awareness around …

The PSA and the Australasian Sleep Association have entered into a memorandum of understanding to support pharmacist education in sleep health and sleep science. The purpose of the MOU is …

University of Queensland researchers are developing a new asthma treatment that targets the underlying cause of asthma, rather than just the symptoms. About 10% of asthma sufferers do not respond …

The current model of community pharmacy isn’t working, according to Chris Walton, CEO of Professional Pharmacists Australia – and he says he’s hopeful that reform is on its way. The …

Combating the negative impact of anxiety using cognitive behavioural therapy is the aim of a new research program run by Griffith University, in the face of this significant issue. Just …