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The Pharmacy Guild’s David Quilty has spoken out about the embattled My Health Record, writing that it will put an end to pharmacy “health islands” Debate continues to rage over …

AMA president Dr Tony Bartone has again defended My Health Record, as up to 20,000 Australians opted out on the first day they could Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull reportedly told …

Pharmacy IT group to lead a new project to explore the impact of digital health records in improving patient medication safety The Fred IT Group has been named by the …

Organisations must remain vigilant to the risk of new errors following the roll-out of eMM systems, say Melbourne medication safety pharmacists While electronic medication management systems (eMMS) have been demonstrated …

Community pharmacies have an opportunity to position themselves as an integral part of the collaborative health care model, says the Pharmacy Guild Pharmacists should prepare to get involved with two …

Two drugs have been causing debate this week: cannabis and, predictably, codeine A group of doctors wrote to the Medical Journal of Australia on behalf of the Royal Australasian College …

From passive recipients to active participants, our role in healthcare as patients and consumers has changed By Karin Bauer, VP Client Services, SGK Health based in the US From passive …

The new law, which the Pharmacy Guild says will apply to most community pharmacies, could see businesses that fail to report a breach face fines of up to $1.8 million …

A quarter of Australians are taking an estimated 100 million potentially life-saving snapshots a year, according to new research Almost one in four (24%) Australians have taken photographs of their …

A GP app could be the solution to an expected influx of patients seeking pain relief, its developer suggests Christian Nehme, a medical scientist and former pharmacy assistant, is developing …

Sending reminders when consumers are due for their next vaccination could boost uptake by up to 8%, a new review suggests An updated Cochrane Review aimed to evaluate and compare …

GSK Consumer Healthcare has thrown its support behind the Pharmacy Click and Collect platform This year, the company will partner with the Pharmacy Guild of Australia to help deliver a …