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Ahead of Be MedicineWise Week next week, one pharmacist has outlined some of the most common medicine errors and how consumers can avoid them Discount Drug Stores national pharmaceuticals manager …

It’s a good time to examine how you encourage your patients to use medicines wisely, writes Karalyn Huxhagen The seventh annual Be Medicinewise Week is 21–27 August, promoting the safe …

Aussies are taking too many analgesics and a third have mixed them with alcohol, new data from NPS MedicineWise shows Ahead of next week’s Be MedicineWise Week (August 21-27), NPS …

Consumers are increasingly concerned that they may have overdosed on paracetamol-ibuprofen combinations – prompting a warning to follow instructions NPS MedicineWise posted an article this week in which it says …

A New York-based e-pharmacy has seen a significant backlash to its subway advertising, which NPS MedicineWise has labelled “dangerous” Capsule, a recent startup which says it prides itself on “prescription …

NPS MedicineWise is launching a new educational program on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease for health professionals Recognising that COPD can be a complex and challenging condition for health professionals to …

Vaccine safety continues to be a major concern for parents, a study about vaccination consumer concerns has found Published on Wednesday in the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public …

As part of Antibiotic Awareness Week, NPS MedicineWise is helping educate Australians about potential side-effects. NPS MedicineWise medical adviser Dr Jeannie Yoo says that as well as adding to the …

NPS MedicineWise has welcomed the announcement by Barnaby Joyce and Sussan Ley on the implementation of the National Antimicrobial Resistance Strategy 2015-2019. NPS MedicineWise CEO Dr Lynn Weekes says the …

Ahead of next week’s Antibiotic Awareness Week, NPS MedicineWise is giving consumers a common-sense reminder: wash your hands. During the global Week, NPS MedicineWise will remind Australians that regular hand …

NPS MedicineWise is encouraging health professionals and community groups to get involved in Antibiotic Awareness Week 2016. Antibiotic Awareness Week is an annual, global event that encourages people around the …

The not-for-profit vehemently denies claims by leading medical publication that it has “sold its soul to big pharma” CEO Dr Lynn Weekes has written a lengthy letter hitting back at …