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Government to invest $3 million to examine the benefits of medicinal cannabis for management of pain, symptoms and side effects in cancer patients The Federal Government is investing $3 million …

NSW minister highlights pharmacist role but says supportive regulations need to be made, while panellist points out lack of remuneration “I am one of the biggest fans of pharmacists,” said …

PBS a huge area of savings compared to other government-administered services including medical and hospital costs Costs of essential goods and services are climbing at twice the rate of inflation, …

This week’s confirmation of $44m in cuts to hospital pharmacy department budgets will have unforeseen impacts on the care of some of Australia’s most acutely unwell patients, says the SHPA …

Pharmacists are saying it’s not possible to multitask professional services alongside dispensing and counselling, according to researcher Preliminary research shows providing professional services is a different role altogether to the …

Medication adherence intervention led by pharmacists shows improved adherence rates of nearly 10% over 12 months—or $1.9 billion in healthcare cost savings A new study has modelled estimated savings from …

A prominent GP has criticised what he believes is a political focus on pharmacy funding over patient safety The business of health has not always kept safety in the forefront …

Hospitals will be losing out in the 2019-20 Budget based on a measure relating to pharmacy pricing A hidden detail of the 2019 Federal Budget will cut funding to the …

Labor promises tax cuts for low-income earners including those working in ‘retail, hospitals, pharmacy and fast food’ The Australian Labor Party has made a key health commitment in its Budget …

PSA welcomes Budget measures and calls on the government to invest its projected surplus on pharmacy’s role in health The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) has welcomed the government’s commitment …

Health Minister solidifies support for community pharmacy, announcing new $5 million mental health trial program, reduced PBS payment times and guaranteed AHI rates at APP2019 Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt …

Monash University has launched a new fellowship enabled by the largest philanthropic gift to pharmacy education in contemporary times Monash University’s Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences has this week …