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Jo Purssey, Oral Health Therapist and Oral Health Advisory Panel member, answers your questions about oral health and pregnancy 1. If a customer visits the pharmacy and asks for advice …

While they are easily available in pharmacies, supermarkets and convenience stores, many Australians don’t understand the risks, researchers argue In a study conducted across a number of NSW pharmacies, University …

What do you do if a patient comes into your pharmacy looking for vitamin D supplements? In November a review published in the BMJ concluded that current evidence does not …

‘Vibrant’ pharmacy sector outperforms retail, analysts say The pharmacy sector is experiencing double digit sales growth, outperforming the general retail sector, industry analysts say. The sector is seeing “dynamic and …

Some of the leading OTC sales and marketing campaigns were recognised at the Australian Self Medication Industry (ASMI) Diamond Awards dinner. Held in Sydney late last week, three categories of …

A rapid detection HIV test that can be purchased without a prescription may soon become available in Australia The CEO of Sydney-based company Atomo Diagnostics, John Kelly, has told the The Age he is hoping …

They feel the need for more training, but downscheduling champion Angelo Pricolo says this shouldn’t be an issue An online survey of nearly 600 Australian pharmacists run by the National …

The co-payment of $1 discount is being offered by Discount Drug Stores (DDS), as it claims it will enable the group to offer better priced OTC meds and offset the PBS impact of …

An urgent review is needed of the de-listing of some medicines which were available on the PBS and now will cost more OTC, says the Guild.The Guild has written to the Pharmaceutical Benefits …

Pharmacies offer overall better prices on open-selling medicines, according to a new report from Choice – as well as better customer service. Choice compared the prices of common medicines available …