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TGA reminds health professionals to communicate the potential risks of medicines associated with neuropsychiatric adverse events The TGA has issued a reminder to health professionals …

“I don’t know why I need to be on all these”: study reveals patient medicine confusion A new Australian study has highlighted the vital role …

An antiepileptic add-on treatment that has been shown to be effective without the need to titrate for tolerability is now available on the PBS Briviact …

Pfizer has announced it will stop research into developing drugs to treat Alzheimer’s disease, after costly failed attempts over the past decade Jürgen Götz, Director, Clem …

Why are pharmacists being written out of TV medical dramas, and does it impact on public health outcomes? The absence of pharmacists’ providing medication advice …

How aware are pharmacists of the risk of medication-related poisoning? Study identifies the 12 most common substances  Pharmacists are not often aware of the risks, …

“Over the last few week, I have had more than a few patients ask me why some medication comes in a 30-day pack e.g. Atacand …

Consumer support for pharmacy is strong, but there are issues looming, report reveals The 2017 iteration of the Health Futures Report reveals strong levels of …

Pharmacists could do more to educate consumers on the risks of medicines that impair alertness A series of detailed interviews with community pharmacists shows that …

Australia’s only event focusing on e-prescribing and electronic medication management is to be held in Sydney this year The 6th Annual eMedication Management Conference will …

Healthcare reform is well and truly underway in Australia and will continue over the coming years, says Joe Demarte  In the face of this, our …

A call to participate in a University of Sydney study about using computerised technology during medication review (HMR, RMMR or both) for patients with dementia …