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Free influenza vaccine

More than 4.5 million Australians who are most at risk of getting sick during this year's flu season can now access a free influenza...

50,000 women checks in Priceline

Priceline Pharmacy says it’s aiming to help 50,000 women with its Biggest Women’s Health Check by putting the spotlight on its health services and...

Q&A with Dr Hans-Georg Eichler, Senior Medical Officer at European Medicines Agency, London

By Juliet Pisani-Forde. Ahead of the National Medicines Symposium (NMS) 2018 next month (May 30-June1) we spoke with international keynote speaker Dr Hans-Georg Eichler about...

New framework to drive better lung-cancer care

In an Australian first, Cancer Australia this week launched a framework to improve the outcomes and experiences of people affected by lung cancer -...

Real-time monitoring: its time is now

Pharmacy Guild of Australia NSW Branch President David Heffernan says the national objective must be to end prescription-drug deaths, with a concerted national approach...

$2 million to cure genetic epilepsy disorders

Federal Minister for Health Greg Hunt has announced a $2million fund to support research into finding a cure for genetic epilepsy disorders. March 26 was...

One third of alcohol-related deaths due to cancer

Almost 6,000 Australians die from alcohol-attributable disease, including cancer, in a single year – about one person every 90 minutes, according to new research. The...

New high-dose flu vaccine available to over-65s

Sanofi Pasteur's Fluzone High-Dose is available on the National Immunisation Program ahead of the 2018 influenza season for people aged 65 and older. Fluzone High-Dose,...
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