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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...

Guide to help health sector reach zero emissions by 2050

The Climate and Health Alliance (CAHA) and Global Green and Healthy Hospitals (GGHH) (Pacific Region) are set to launch Australia’s first ever road map...

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...

Mintel: Covid-19 stress fuelling worrying habits

Latest research from Mintel, a marketing intelligence agency, suggests that the stress of Covid-19 has fuelled Britain’s smoking habit, with more than half (51%)...

Dr Anthony S. Fauci on Covid-19 measures, vaccines and more

Dr Anthony S. Fauci remains one of the most prominent voices of authority in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, particularly in the US....

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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'...

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 in cardiovascular health and stroke for all Australians”. The...

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 to be most valuable is the connection between...

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, has been launched and is set to provide...

Insight into employee Covid-19 vaccine attitudes

Research by Humanforce, a provider of intelligent workforce management solutions, has revealed that 70% of casual workers have indicated that they would be more likely to receive the Covid-19 vaccine if it...
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Healthy Kids Guide deemed a healthy success

Guardian Pharmacy has reportedly claimed its Healthy Kids’ Guide a success for another year, following the re-return of both its print and online editions. “Now...

Large-scale study links overweight and obesity with risk of more severe Covid-19

An Australian-led international study has found that Covid-19 patients who are overweight or obese are at increased risk of experiencing more severe infection and...

Mintel: Covid-19 stress fuelling worrying habits

Latest research from Mintel, a marketing intelligence agency, suggests that the stress of Covid-19 has fuelled Britain’s smoking habit, with more than half (51%)...

Dr Anthony S. Fauci on Covid-19 measures, vaccines and more

Dr Anthony S. Fauci remains one of the most prominent voices of authority in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, particularly in the US....

Junk food that bugs the gut

As per usual, it seems to be the most ‘attractive’ (to many, not all) food that gets us into the most trouble. A high intake...

Eligible for Covid vaccine? Get jabbed

Following the recalibration of the vaccine rollout – the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) says, once you’re eligible to receive the Covid-19...

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...

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Guide to help health sector reach zero emissions by 2050

The Climate and Health Alliance (CAHA) and Global Green and Healthy Hospitals (GGHH) (Pacific Region) are set to launch Australia’s first ever road map...

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...

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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

Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO is now partnering with food manufacturers and retailers to make it easier for time-poor consumers to choose nutritious ready...

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...

Modified Release Paracetamol Moves Behind the Counter

Modified Release Paracetamol is Moving Behind the Counter 1 June 2020. Modified release paracetamol (MRP) products have now changed from Pharmacy Medicine (Schedule 2) to...

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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