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Flu vaccine stock boost

Health Minister Greg Hunt has announced that the Australian Government has secured three million additional doses of influenza vaccines to protect Australians from the...

Help at hand for domestic violence victims

Hornsby-Ku-ring-gai Women’s Shelter (HKWS) is calling for greater collaboration between healthcare professional to cope with an expected surge in demand from women facing abuse...

Triple P COVID-19 online resource for parents

A special COVID-19 online parenting resource has been launched to help parents cope more effectively with the unique challenges of the coronavirus pandemic. The University...

Effects of exercise on metabolism greater than realised

The effects of exercise on metabolism are even greater than scientists believed. This is according to a study published in Cardiovascular Research, a journal of...

Vaccine testing in South Australia against COVID-19

South Australian researchers are testing a vaccine candidate against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus responsible for the COVID-19 pandemic. The team is headed by Nikolai Petrovsky, Flinders...

New PBS listing for multiple myeloma patients

Access to a treatment for multiple myeloma is accessible from today with the listing of Revlimid (lenalidomide) on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme. This drug is...

Australia post partners with Guild to deliver contactless medicine  

Australia Post has announced the launch of its Pharmacy Home Delivery Service following government’s announcement it will allocate $25 million to fund home medicine...

PBS continued dispensing a win for all Australians

Media Release 31 March, 2020 The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has today welcomed moves by the Morrison Government to ensure Australians have access to medications through...

$1.1bn Coronavirus relief package

A $1.1 billion funding package is in the offering to protect against the widespread impact of the coronavirus pandemic. Most of the package will be...

NSW extends emergency dispensing special authority

Pharmacists in NSW have been authorised by the state government to dispense maximum Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) quantities of prescription medications to patients without...

Call to not dispense coronavirus ‘cure’ drugs

Australian pharmacies have been inundated with people wanting to buy hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) and chloroquine OTC or via scripts from their GPs. This follows the World...

Lifeline will continue answering calls through COVID-19

Media Release  19 March 2020 Earlier this week John Brogden, Lifeline Australia Chairman, announced Australia’s leading suicide prevention service provider will continue to answer calls throughout...
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