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One in five consumers report finding medicines information given by a pharmacist, doctor or nurse “hard to follow” or “confusing” Consumers need to be supported to feel more in control …

A new resource is aimed at helping more people learn about the active ingredient in their medicines in different languages To help culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities have better …

NPS MedicineWise Chief Executive Officer, Adjunct Associate Professor Steve Morris, will step down from his role at the end of July 2021 Mr Morris plans to take up a new …

NPS MedicineWise Chair Dr Andrew Knight has thanked Debbie Rigby for her “invaluable” contribution to NPS MedicineWise over the past twelve years Ms Rigby is stepping down as a director …

Legislative changes that require active ingredients to be included on most PBS and RPBS prescriptions will be mandatory from 1 February 2021 Under new legislative requirements, which are mandatory from …

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 …