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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 on communicating the potential risks …

“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 played by pharmacists, especially non-dispensing …

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 (brivaracetam) is an add-on therapy …

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 Jones Centre for Ageing Dementia …

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 is a major flaw in …

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, severity and frequency of poisonings …

“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 & Crestor, but others they …

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 support for, and knowledge 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 many in the profession believe …

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 take place on 14-15 March …

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 profession needs to ensure that …

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 Are you an accredited pharmacist …