NPS MedicineWise has welcomed the release today of the National Antimicrobial Resistance Strategy 2015–19 as a critical step in addressing antimicrobial resistance. NPS MedicineWise CEO Dr Lynn Weekes says that …

A new national strategy will aim to reduce the threat of antibiotic resistance following the release of statistics showing Australia’s consumption of antibiotics is among the highest in the developed …

Childhood inactivity may have an impact on later weight gain and chronic disease-risk in people as young as 15, according to new research led by the University of Sydney. The …

The AJP spoke to Guild National president George Tambassis about changes to pharmacy markup remuneration, competition elements, why the Guild would rather work with than against GPs, and gives us …

eRx Script Exchange has welcomed the continuation of funding for the electronic transfer of prescriptions in the newly signed Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement. The new agreement includes $12.6 million for …

Australian smokers who are trying to avoid a premature tobacco-caused death have access to a range of new materials to help them quit, thanks to the Australian Government. Cancer Council …

As the end of the financial year approaches, the Pharmacists’ Support Service is reminding industry members that donations over $2 are tax deductible. No-one plans to need to seek support: …

The SHPA says it is concerned about the lack of detail and patient focus in the SIxth Community Pharmacy Agreement, including lack of clarity as to whether HMRs will remain …

The Australian Dental Association is urging Australians to steer clear of all forms of tobacco as part of World No Tobacco Day. World No Tobacco Day this year is focusing …

The doubled funding for professional services reflects Government understanding of the greater role pharmacists can have in primary care, says Grant Kardachi, national president of the PSA. “The $1.26 billion …

Over the five-year life of the Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement community pharmacy will need to prove itself, says Paul Jones of Moodie’s Pharmacy in Bathurst, NSW. The pharmacy was named …

Funding for new and expanded pharmacy services is good news for Australia’s young pharmacists, says PSA Young Pharmacist of the Year 2014 Taren Gill. Gill told the AJP that these …