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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 …

A controversial test has now been made available for online purchase and at-home use MyHealthTest, an online provider of blood test services, has now added the Prostatic Specific Antigen (PSA) …

Regina tells AJP what to expect as Priceline Pharmacy rolls out a new diabetes screening program across the country AJP: When will the diabetes screening be rolling out and across …

Amcal’s Kidney Health Assessment program has been awarded the title of Best Public Health Initiative The award was presented at the annual Prime Awards at a ceremony in Sydney. The …

Web giant Google has reportedly rolled out a population screening program for clinical depression in the US The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), a US-based mental health organisation, has …

Pharmacists are being encouraged to talk to patients about atrial fibrilliation, which causes 6,000 strokes every year hearts4heart, which raises awareness about the condition, is rolling out free mobile heart …

Evidence-based screening, as well as medication management, is an area where pharmacists have a vital role to play says PSA national president Shane Jackson  The recent debate about pharmacists ordering …

Pharmacists could be forgiven for having an identity crisis this week, after a slew of analogies were used to criticise the sector First, pharmacists’ scope of practice was compared to …

Jarrod McMaugh shares his concerns about Sonic’s withdrawal from Sigma’s in-pharmacy pathology screening program The news is extremely disappointing, and I feel it amounts to suppression of competition within the …