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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 …

NPS MedicineWise has updated its smartphone app, with the aim of helping those caring for someone who takes one or more medicines The free MedicineWise app has been updated so …

NPS MedicineWise is reminding the public to treat complementary medicines like any other medicines, and talk about them with pharmacists Almost seven million Australians take some form of CM each …

Australians’ knowledge of antibiotic resistance is better but not enough, according to new research findings More Australians are becoming aware of antibiotic resistance and the serious threat it poses to …

As a medicines expert, what are you doing to help stem the tide of antimicrobial resistance? World Antibiotic Awareness Week occurs annually in November, this year running from Monday 12 …

Learn more about this new option for people who have frequent attacks of migraine Injections of erenumab have recently been added to the list of drugs used for prophylaxis of …

Latest system for medicines shortages reporting has had ‘major failings,’ says NPS MedicineWise’s new CEO, but recent legislation is set to improve the situation Medicine shortages are not a new …

When it comes to giving kids medicines, the majority of parents worry most about their children experiencing side effects, according to a new survey The new survey of more than …