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Inflammatory arthritis impacts sex

People living with inflammatory arthritis are more likely to experience higher levels of sexual dysfunction in their intimate relationships, new research led by Curtin...

Guild’s budget breakdown

In the federal budget edition of Forefront, the Pharmacy Guild has welcomed confirmation that the government, if re-elected, will provide $245 million over five...

Aged care committee appointments

 The Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care, Ken Wyatt, has appointed three new members to the Aged Care Sector Committee (ACSC). Representing the National...

Health literacy overlooked

While welcoming key budget measures in health, the Australian Self Medication Industry (ASMI) has called for more to be done on health literacy and...

Government commits to uncapped PBS

Medicines Australia (MA) welcomed the federal budget announcement of $331 million for the listings of innovative medicines on the PBS. This is reinforced by the...

Tough but not taboo

This week, thousands of Australians will have started conversations they might otherwise have preferred to avoid – about what will happen at the end...

PSA: pharmacy needs more

The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) acknowledged the government’s commitment to pharmacy in the 2019-20 federal budget, shown through the extension of the AHI...

Funds to fight Australia’s biggest killers

The Heart Foundation has today welcomed the announcement by Minister for Health, Greg Hunt, to invest a further $4 million to tackle two of...

Patient’s choice of doctor under threat

Proposed changes to regulation by the Medical Board of Australia will single out medical practitioners who practise supposed ‘unconventional’ medicine threatening patients’ freedom of...

NPSA welcomes CSO news

The National Pharmaceutical Services Association (NPSA) has welcomed the recent Federal Government announcement of the reappointment of its four member organisations to participate in...

SafeScript rolls out across Victoria

SafeScript is now online across the state of Victoria after its successful introduction in Western Victoria last October. Described as “Australia’s most comprehensive real-time prescription...

PSA seeks re-elected government’s support

While welcoming the return of the Berejiklian government in NSW this week, the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) asked for a commitment to supporting...
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