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rural and regional health


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 …

The vast majority of people with disability living in the community saw a GP in 2012, but almost a fifth delayed seeing or did not see a GP when they …

Rural and remote health, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, are key areas that have needed more attention for some time, says Grant Martin, CEO of the Australian Association …

Young pharmacists and students who say they want to make a difference in their communities need to actually get out and explore the opportunities, writes award-winning pharmacist Samantha Kourtis When …

Funding for new and expanded pharmacy services is good news for Australia’s young pharmacists, says PSA Young Pharmacist of the Year 2014 Taren Gill. Gill told the AJP that these …