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As Australia continues to be affected by fire, smoke and poor quality air, pharmacists have been on the ground helping out Capital Chemist‘s Andrew Topp told of the tireless work …

The Pharmacy Programs Administrator has stated that from 1 February 2020, it will commence ongoing active monitoring and compliance activities In a statement on Thursday the PPA noted that it …

Occasional users of medicines—including prescription, OTC and alternative medicines— are less likely to take them correctly Findings from a new survey have shown that patients who take medicines less often or …

A new study has found that a pharmacist-led telephone intervention can improve medicines compliance. The report, published in BMJ Quality and Safety, aimed to test the effectiveness of a tailored, …

Counselling patients using an unconventional technique delivers better results, a US study finds. The counselling technique takes about 1 minute longer, can more than double the chances of improving patients’ compliance and concordance. A …

Many Australian adults aren’t taking their medicines as directed, a new survey conducted for NPS Medicinewise shows. NPS Medicinewise is currently holding Be Medicinewise Week 2015, an initiative intended to …

Community pharmacists can improve medicine compliance and patient quality of life by focusing on patients over the age of 65 years who are taking four or more medicines, an English …

The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement poses risks to Australians in terms of medicines compliance and affordability, tobacco and alcohol policies and nutrition labelling, a new report has found. And Shadow Health …

The NPS MedicineWise Evaluation report released this week has confirmed the vital importance of community pharmacies in improving medicines compliance, the Guild says. As frontline medication experts, committed to the …

Quality use of medicines and primary care programs are a key focus for the seventeenth NPS MedicineWise Annual Evaluation Report, which has been published this week, providing an overview of …

Australians are becoming more aware of epilepsy, but there are still myths and stigmas to be broken down, says Yvette McMurtrie, Client Services Coordinator at Epilepsy Queensland – and significant …