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women’s health


More than 6,300 women have so far accessed the service Queensland Health has extended the Urinary Tract Infection Pharmacy Pilot – Queensland (UTIPP-Q) until 30 June 2022, the Guild, the …

Gaps in knowledge about the safety of opioids, ADHD drugs and benzos in pregnancy may present a risk to women of reproductive age, say researchers A dearth of information about …

This podcast provides pharmacists with an overview of key aspects related to perimenopause and menopause and the importance of taking a patient-centred approach in the management of symptoms. Presented by …

Combined oral contraceptive pills (COCs) and progestogen-only oral contraceptive pills (POPs), are the most commonly used contraceptives in Australia.1 Many factors affect the choice of oral contraceptives. POPs may be …

The arrival of the new baby is physically, emotionally and psychologically challenging. It requires the mother, her partner and family members to respond and adjust. This article examines some of …

Pharmacists say an interim decision on oral contraceptives is an insult to women and the public are sick of doctor turf protection… while GPs say pharmacists are “not qualified” in …

Vaccination and contraception were key issues in the pharmacy sector this week Vaccination made headlines, with the announcement that Moderna is to be the vaccine supplied by community pharmacies in …

Despite a ministerial apology, and subsequent National Action Plan, women with endometriosis continue to experience delayed diagnosis, ongoing pain and indifference Endometriosis is a debilitating, chronic condition that affects 200 …

One local pharmacy has stepped up to help out women who have been affected by domestic violence Discount Drug Stores Highfields, has donated more than $5000 worth of beauty and …

“Clinical corners get cut and standards quickly drop” is one doctor’s prediction if the OCP is downscheduled to S3, as the Guild highlights the importance of continuity Doctors have slammed …

Louis Roller takes a close-up look at UTIs Kidney and urinary tract infections (UTIs) in people of all ages accounts for about 12% of potentially preventable hospitalisations and  constitute approximately …

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 …