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OTC OPTIONS TO HELP PATIENTS REDUCE AND CEASE PPI USE 2 CPD CREDITS 2016 Competency Standards: 3.1, 3.2, 3.5. Accreditation Number: A2008RP1 (Exp: 31/07/2022). This activity has been accredited for...

Queensland pharmacy staff invited to free early suicide prevention training to support local communities

Media Release Pharmacy staff are invited by The Pharmacy Guild of Australia, Queensland Branch, to participate in free local early suicide prevention programs to support...

Four tips to improve your dispense workflow for paper and electronic scripts

Sponsored Content Despite the increasing complexities pharmacies face in handling multiple script types, it is possible to improve your dispensing workflow. Here are four electronic...

New modelling shows cost of vaccine rollout delay

According to new modelling by The McKell Institute, the cost of the government’s delay in rolling out the Covid-19 vaccine to the Australian population...

Parkinson’s Disease diagnosis breakthrough

Did you know that 38 Australians are diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease (PD) every day? And that PD is the second most common neurological disorder...

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P&G acquires VOOST Vitamins

The Procter & Gamble Company has today announced the approval and closing of its acquisition of VOOST Vitamins, said to be Australia’s leading effervescent supplements brand. Reportedly, this acquisition will enable P&G to...

Let’s talk about ovaries

In partnership with Associate Professor Caroline Ford at the Gynaecological Cancer Research Group, UNSW Sydney, luxury women’s designer CAMILLA AND MARC has proudly launched the ‘Ovaries. Talk About Them’ campaign for 2021...

Covid-19 patients at greater risk of mental health conditions

According to a study published in The Lancet Psychiatry journal Covid-19 patients are at greater risk of developing mental health conditions after the disease than those who experience the flu and other...

New discovery could revolutionise heart attack treatment

A critical new gene has reportedly been discovered by scientists at the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute that is hoped could help human hearts repair the damaged heart muscle after a heart...

Influenza vaccines: Now and future advances

Media Release The Covid-19 pandemic led to an unprecedented level of demand for influenza vaccines in 2020, with more than 17.6 million doses being available in Australia. Community pharmacy continues to be an...

How to prepare for next phase of eScripts – Active Scripts List (ASL)

Sponsored Content With the next phase of electronic prescriptions being Active Script List (ASL), as mentioned in our previous article – 'Four tips to improve your dispense workflow for paper and electronic scripts'...
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Physical inactivity linked to more severe Covid-19 infection

A new study published online in the British Journal of Sports Medicine reveals a link between physical inactivity and more severe Covid-19 infection, and...

Flu vaccines are still important

While news surrounding vaccines has been recently dominated by stories related to the Covid-19 vaccine, the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) reminds...

Parkinson’s Disease diagnosis breakthrough

Did you know that 38 Australians are diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease (PD) every day? And that PD is the second most common neurological disorder...

Breakthrough discovery could speed up bone implant recovery

An international research team led by Monash University has uncovered a new technique that could speed up recovery from bone replacements reportedly by altering...

Let’s talk about ovaries

In partnership with Associate Professor Caroline Ford at the Gynaecological Cancer Research Group, UNSW Sydney, luxury women’s designer CAMILLA AND MARC has proudly launched...

Covid-19 patients at greater risk of mental health conditions

According to a study published in The Lancet Psychiatry journal Covid-19 patients are at greater risk of developing mental health conditions after the disease...

New discovery could revolutionise heart attack treatment

A critical new gene has reportedly been discovered by scientists at the Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute that is hoped could help human hearts...

Speaking from the heart

With coronary heart disease being the leading cause of death in Australia, the federal government’s ‘cardiovascular health mission’ is aimed at making “transformative improvements...

Digital platform supporting young Aussies with Parkinson’s Disease

Just in time for World Parkinson’s Day on Sunday 11 April 2021, an Australian-first digital support platform, the Young Onset Parkinson’s Exchange (YOP-X) app,...

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Queensland pharmacy staff invited to free early suicide prevention training to support local communities

Media Release Pharmacy staff are invited by The Pharmacy Guild of Australia, Queensland Branch, to participate in free local early suicide prevention programs to support...

Influenza vaccines: Now and future advances

Media Release The Covid-19 pandemic led to an unprecedented level of demand for influenza vaccines in 2020, with more than 17.6 million doses being available...

How to prepare for next phase of eScripts – Active Scripts List (ASL)

Sponsored Content With the next phase of electronic prescriptions being Active Script List (ASL), as mentioned in our previous article – 'Four tips to improve...

Pharmacy Profile: Chemist Discount Centre Endeavour Hills

Whether it’s fundraising, implementing new services, or trialling new projects, Chemist Discount Centre has enjoyed its fair share of kicking goals, yet what seems...

Digital platform supporting young Aussies with Parkinson’s Disease

Just in time for World Parkinson’s Day on Sunday 11 April 2021, an Australian-first digital support platform, the Young Onset Parkinson’s Exchange (YOP-X) app,...

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Study finds: Glen 20 surface spray kills COVID-19

Throughout the current coronavirus pandemic, it seems that the theories on the different methods to combat COVID-19 have spread almost as quickly as the...

CSIRO healthy meal plans soon to be available at retail outlets

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TGA approves new weight loss medication

Contrave, a dual acting oral weight loss medication which helps control hunger and cravings has been approved by the TGA. It is the first combination...

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New Psoriasis drugs on PBS

The PBS listing of two of 2 biologic medications for severe psoriasis was announced overnight by Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt. The estimated 19,000 Australian...

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