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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...

Ensuring a seamless APP experience

With less than a week to go until APP2021 attendees are reminded of a few housekeeping changes that will ensure a smooth and seamless...

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...

An overall look of the budget

According to one of Australia’s leading professional accounting body, CPA, the latest budget provides more hits than misses. CPA Australia General Manager External Affairs Dr...

Welcome relief for migraine sufferers

People affected by the crippling effects of chronic migraine will be better off financially after the announcement in this week’s budget that Emgality will...

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New guide answers common immunisation questions

To help counter misinformation and uncertainty surrounding vaccines for Covid-19 and other diseases, the Australian Academy of Science has launched a new guide about...

Good news for Heart Health Checks

Heart Health Checks will be Medicare-subsidised for another two years, according the the Heart Foundation, which is good news for the thousands of Australians...

Welcome relief for migraine sufferers

People affected by the crippling effects of chronic migraine will be better off financially after the announcement in this week’s budget that Emgality will...

Australian experts react to Moderna vaccine agreement

Following an announcement from biotechnology company Moderna released overnight, the Australian Government has confirmed it has secured 25 million doses of Moderna’s mRNA vaccine...

Ovarian cancer study reveals disappointing results, but research must continue

Researchers in the UK have established that while early detection of ovarian cancer is possible using a method of screening, unfortunately this doesn’t lead...

Sleep medication may prove ineffective in the long-term

Interrupted sleep can wreak havoc on quality of life – tossing and turning in the middle of the night can be very debilitating, leading...

Effectiveness of telehealth during Covid-19

A new study by researchers at Flinders University, published in BMC Family Practice reveals that the expansion of telehealth-supported access to healthcare during Covid-19...

Fundraising appeal to move heart research forward

Researchers at the Heart Research Institute (HRI), a not-for-profit research organisation, are appealing to the public to help fund research into the prevention of...

Covid-19 and mental health

According to research published in The Medical Journal of Australia, approximately one in five Australians experienced an increase in depression at the beginning or...

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New guide answers common immunisation questions

To help counter misinformation and uncertainty surrounding vaccines for Covid-19 and other diseases, the Australian Academy of Science has launched a new guide about...

Australian experts react to Moderna vaccine agreement

Following an announcement from biotechnology company Moderna released overnight, the Australian Government has confirmed it has secured 25 million doses of Moderna’s mRNA vaccine...

Pharmacy trial program ending

In a statement released by The Pharmacy Guild of Australia, it has been confirmed by the Australian Government that the Community Pharmacy in Health...

Budget initiatives welcomed by Pharmacy Guild

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia welcomes the Federal Budget announcement of measures that will help community pharmacies as frontline healthcare providers and small businesses,...

Effectiveness of telehealth during Covid-19

A new study by researchers at Flinders University, published in BMC Family Practice reveals that the expansion of telehealth-supported access to healthcare during Covid-19...

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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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