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Pharmacists are learning to adapt their approach to improve medicine use among culturally diverse communities Community pharmacists working in culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities have demonstrated how they are …

Lynn Weekes to leave NPS after two decades at the helm The Board of NPS MedicineWise has announced that Dr Lynn Weekes AM has resigned as the organisation’s CEO after …

NPS presents a patient-centred approach to type 2 diabetes management Pharmacists play an important role in the management of type 2 diabetes and are well placed to counsel and assist …

With cold and flu season still lingering on, the free NPS MedicineWise case study on otitis media and the role of antibiotics provides a topical interactive online learning activity. Acute …

Nearly 60% of Australians sometimes or always look up information about health conditions online as a way of avoiding seeing a health professional, the results of a new survey show. …

Occasional users of medicines—including prescription, OTC and alternative medicines— are less likely to take them correctly Findings from a new survey have shown that patients who take medicines less often or …

Stay up-to-date with the latest evidence With increasing recognition of the significant role that pharmacists play when it comes to managing chronic conditions, it’s important to stay-up-to date with the …

As the end of 2015 nears, NPS MedicineWise has joined other stakeholders in encouraging Australians who are prescribed OTC medicines to talk to their pharmacists and doctors about how the …

NPS MedicineWise has welcomed the release today of the National Antimicrobial Resistance Strategy 2015–19 as a critical step in addressing antimicrobial resistance. NPS MedicineWise CEO Dr Lynn Weekes says that …

The theme of this year’s World Hypertension Day on 17 May 2015 is “know your numbers”. NPS MedicineWise is encouraging Australians with high blood pressure to take an active interest …

NPS MedicineWise has launched a new phase in its five year campaign to fight antibiotic resistance, ‘Winter is coming’, to encourage people to spread knowledge, not infection. Combining social media …

The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia has welcomed Australia’s having joined Choosing Wisely, a global initiative that aims to reduce wasteful medical tests, treatments and procedures. This initiative, coordinated …