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Autonomous prescribing the only way

The Pharmacy Board of Australia’s proposals for collaborative or supervised prescribing by community pharmacists have been rejected by the Pharmacy Guild of Australia. The Guild...

Pharmacist fights licence suspension

A Sydney pharmacist who sold a cervical cancer vaccine in short supply to a buyer in Hong Kong is now fighting the suspension of...

PSA hits back

Pharmaceutical Society of Australia National President Dr Chris Freeman has hit back at the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners in an open letter...

AF leading cause of CV hospitalisation

Atrial fibrillation (AF), the irregular, rapid heart rate that can cause heart palpitations, fatigue, shortness of breath and death, has overtaken heart failure and...

New CPD modules for pharmacists

The Australian College of Pharmacy (the College) has announced the release of nine new CPD activities which are available to ALL Australian pharmacists at...

CAR-T leukaemia treatment is here

The future in cancer treatment has arrived for Australian children and young adults battling leukaemia, with the availability of CAR-T therapy in this country,...

Gold for a top Guild pharmacy

The Pharmacy Guild has congratulated healthSAVE Wilkinson’s Pharmacy on winning the 2019 Guild Award for Excellence in Community Engagement – Health Services. In the Tasmanian...

PSA calls for greater support

The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) has indicated that, following the May 18 election, it will be focused on working with the incoming federal...

Blackmores updates online guide

Pharmacists and other healthcare professionals can now check more than 300 potential interactions between complementary and prescription medicines. Blackmores Institute’s online Complementary Medicine Interactions Guide...

PainChek signs licence deal

Digital health company PainChek has executed a licence agreement with Churches of Christ in Queensland (CCQ), enabling the aged care provider to deploy the...

Big healthcare reforms needed

The winner of next month’s federal election must have the courage to lead reforms to the health system to keep it effective, efficient and...

Vaccination age lowered 

  The minimum age for pharmacist-administered vaccination in Queensland has been  lowered to 16 years. “Allowing trained pharmacists to administer vaccines will significantly increase the immunisation...
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