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New legislative changes, requiring active ingredients to be included on most PBS and RPBS prescriptions, will be mandatory from 1 February 2021 The 2018-19 Budget announced the Federal Government’s commitment …

NPS MedicineWise has joined the National COVID-19 Clinical Evidence Taskforce as a partner organisation In joining the Taskforce NPS joins a group of leading health bodies, which includes the Society …

5 highlights from NPS MedicineWise’s new comprehensive update for health professionals on the use hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19 NPS MedicineWise has added a new article that reviews the latest evidence on …

People are still concerned about the use of ibuprofen to treat COVID-19 symptoms, says NPS MedicineWise The organisation has added new information to its website about the medicine, after concerns …

The TGA has issued new advice telling Australians that there’s no need to stockpile medicines, as it could cause access problems for others On Tuesday, the Therapeutic Goods Administration said …

NPS MedicineWise is winding up its controversial commercial subsidiary VentureWise NPS MedicineWise will wind up operations of its wholly owned subsidiary VentureWise during 2020, the organisation announced on Monday. VentureWise …

Health sector unites to turn the tide on medicine safety Stakeholders from across various sectors attended a medicine safety forum convened in Canberra on Monday. Held by the Consumers Health …

Doctors are actively prescribing placebos, a new Australian study has shown: and now, one stakeholder has urged patients not to always expect a medicine Mainstream media have reported on a …

Steve Morris, the recipient of the SHPA’s Fred J. Boyd award, has issued a challenge to his fellow pharmacists  Adj A/Prof Morris, the CEO of NPS MedicineWise and former chief …

Nearly three-quarters of Australians who take medications regularly are not keeping a complete record of them, new data shows The results of a YouGov Galaxy survey, released on Monday by …

Pharmacists have an opportunity to reinforce their role as the community’s medication experts during Be Medicinewise Week, says Webstercare head This year, NPS MedicineWise has chosen to focus on the …

As part of Be Medicinewise Week, NPS MedicineWise is encouraging pharmacists to help their patients get to know the language of medicines Be Medicinewise Week will take place from August …