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Funding for cervical and breast cancer, endometriosis and reproductive health programs have been announced as part of the Federal Budget The Federal Government will invest $354 million over the next …

A risk management focus emerges as the Queensland COVID testing pilot draws closer – and one pharmacy leader says new GP criticisms are simply more “Chicken Little” rhetoric Queensland Health …

Pharmacy was in the media spotlight this week, with concerns aired about its role in COVID-19 testing and News Corp attacking it over medicines prices The Palaszczuk Government announced on …

New findings show more than 80% of Australians are worried about hygiene on public transport, as Victoria gears up for increased testing Victoria’s state Government has announced it will establish …

Amcal and Guardian have reported a record rise in high-risk patients screened and identified for subsequent medical referrals This signals the importance of sleep and heart health screening services, the …

This month, Discount Drug Stores is providing free heart health screenings as part of its Wellness Revolution campaign The pharmacy group is highlighting that high blood pressure remains the most …

Discount Drug Stores are providing free heart health screenings at more than 142 of its stores across the country during September and October The screenings have been timed to coincide …

Government funding essential if pharmacy COPD screening is to be sustainable, as fears remain over charging patients   While a number of clinical trials have revealed the efficacy of pharmacist-led COPD …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Omega-3 fatty acids for the primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease A Cochrane systematic review of 79 RCTs (n=112,059) of …

Complex medical tests should always be requested by, and after discussion with, an experienced medical practitioner, says the RCPA This approach applies to all medical tests, says the Royal College …

Discount Drug Stores pharmacists are set to offer free diabetes risk screenings over July and August Every five minutes an Australian is diagnosed with diabetes, the group says. The pharmacy’s …

It was pharmacy hunting season this week, as GPs and writers took aim at the sector First, Fairfax media ran a piece criticising pharmacy health checks, quoting a prominent RACGP …