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Pharmacy leaflets have an “untapped potential” for giving patients trustworthy, easy-to-understand information about their medicines, a paper published in JAMA reports. Researchers from University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, Baltimore, …

The Australian Self Medication Industry has welcomed the UK’s Self Care Week, which puts the spotlight on ways people can take better care of their own health in partnership with …

Momentum is building for reform of the switch environment and Schedule 3 advertising policy, said presenters and participants at ASMI’s annual conference yesterday. ASMI Chief Executive Officer, Deon Schoombie, said: …

Reshaping Australia’s scheduling environment to improve medicines access is an urgent priority, writes Dr Deon Schoombie. The ageing population and increasing burden of disease pose enormous challenges for continuing to …

Australia is on the cusp of a generational change in healthcare policy, driven by powerful external forces making governments rethink the way healthcare services are delivered, says Robert Lippiatt, Convenor …

Calls for greater integration of self care into the national health policy have been welcomed by the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia. National President of the PSA, Grant Kardachi, says the …

A crackdown on access to codeine combination analgesics could leave us all worse off, writes Dr Deon Schoombie. Millions of Australians use over-the-counter medicines on a regular basis for a …

The Pharmacy Guild has welcomed the launch of the final report of the Global Access Partners Taskforce on Self Care, which proposes an enhanced role for pharmacies in delivering primary …

ASMI has welcomed a new report that calls on governments to integrate self care into health policy, including greater investment in improving health literacy and preventative health. The report, Towards …