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Australia’s first Indigenous pharmacist, Associate Professor Dr Faye McMillan, started in her new role this week Dr McMillan is one of two new Deputy National Rural Health Commissioners who are …

Pharmacists and other stakeholders have welcomed the TGA’s provisional approval of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia has welcomed the Therapeutic Goods Administration approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech …

Hospital doctors will now be able to write Close The Gap scripts – but hospital pharmacies are still left out of the scheme An announcement by the Commonwealth Department of …

Mental health first aid training is beneficial for community pharmacy staff and residents in rural and regional areas, study finds Researchers have evaluated the impact of Mental Health First Aid …

Rural pharmacists want collaboration not turf wars, says Rural Pharmacy Network of Australia Rural Pharmacy Network of Australia (RPNA) has called for an end to the ‘turf war’, appealing to …

The Health Minister “just does not get it or does not care” about Australians not filling scripts due to cost, says pharmacist politician Emma McBride In the House of Representatives …

New data has found considerable variation in access to contraceptives across the Gippsland area – meaning women and girls cannot be confident they can get the emergency contraceptive pill from …

An anonymous doctor has told media more than 200 people are being turned away from GP surgeries a day in Ballarat alone… but pharmacists want to help The medical professional …

Australians living in regional areas are more likely to be overweight or obese, according to a report released today by the AIHW. A second report, also available today, reveals a …

After-hours help for customers is the focus of a new partnership between the Pharmacy Guild and the Western NSW Primary Health Network. The two are piloting a program for upskilling …

People living in some areas in Australia are nine times more likely than others to be admitted to hospital for a condition that could have been more effectively treated in …

Health industry stakeholders continue to welcome the new Health team in the Turnbull ministry. The Australian Self Medication Industry today welcomed the new health team in the Turnbull Ministry: the …