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An improved format for CMIs is on its way, the TGA has advised consumers “Australian consumers will soon benefit from improved information about the medicines they and their family take,” …

More attention needs to be paid to improving the quality of medicines information resources, says FIP The International Pharmaceutical Federation has launched a new Statement of Policy: “Strategic development of …

Nearly 60% of Australians sometimes or always look up information about health conditions online as a way of avoiding seeing a health professional, the results of a new survey show. …

Pharmacists are not adequately fulfilling their CMI obligations, according to the head of a prominent cancer consumer group. Sally Crossing, chair of Cancer Voices NSW and convenor of Cancer Voices …

Pharmacy leaflets have an “untapped potential” for giving patients trustworthy, easy-to-understand information about their medicines, a paper published in JAMA reports. Researchers from University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, …

Pharmacists can’t assume their patients are equipped to make good health decisions, writes Ben Basger How health literate are your patients? Health literacy is the ability to access, understand and …