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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 …

Two banner groups have spoken out in defence of pharmacy health checks, saying they help boost positive health outcomes Earlier this week, Fairfax media published a report which quoted Royal …

Community pharmacists are generally willing to deliver services to patients with mental illness, but there are issues with confidence and stigma, according to a new survey US researchers recently carried …

Channel Seven’s Sunrise team have come under fire for sensationalising cancer and promoting medical checks which may not be necessary Sunrise marketed the “Special event” segments as “the difference between …

Under-reporting of codeine dependence is highly likely and interventions are needed, say Australian researchers in new systematic review A systematic review published this week in the Medical Journal of Australia …