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People living with dementia remain vulnerable

With 15 June 2021 being World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, Dementia Australia is calling all Australians to make themselves aware of the different forms...

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...

Future falls risk detected by bone density scan

Research from Edith Cowan University (ECU) has found that the build-up of calcium in a major blood vessel (known as abdominal aortic calcification or...

Call for change to Hep B screening program

According to researchers about 71,000 Australians are unaware they are living with hepatitis B and in a recent Perspective piece published by the Medical...

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NostraData Retail Performance

Total retail performance sank into negative territory compared to last week. Overall the growth started to decline over the last 12 weeks and based on the forecast looks to see a further...

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Total retail performance grew even further compared to last week. Overall the trend is stabilising over the last 12 weeks and based on the forecast looks to see a correction of about...

NostraData Retail Performance

Total retail performance sank into negative territory compared to last week. Overall the trend is stabilising over the last 12 weeks and based on the forecast looks to see moderate growth of...

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Total retail performance dipped slightly but remained in positive territory compared to last week. Overall the trend is stabilising over the last 12 weeks and based on the forecast looks to see...

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Total retail performance dipped slightly but remained in positive territory compared to last week. Overall the trend is stabilising over the last 12 weeks and based on the forecast looks to see...

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Total retail performance recovered from negative territory compared to last week. Overall the trend is volatile over the last 12 weeks and based on the forecast looks to flatten out over the...
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People living with dementia remain vulnerable

With 15 June 2021 being World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, Dementia Australia is calling all Australians to make themselves aware of the different forms...

Future falls risk detected by bone density scan

Research from Edith Cowan University (ECU) has found that the build-up of calcium in a major blood vessel (known as abdominal aortic calcification or...

Call for change to Hep B screening program

According to researchers about 71,000 Australians are unaware they are living with hepatitis B and in a recent Perspective piece published by the Medical...

PSA welcomes research funding to reduce medication harm

The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) has welcomed the Federal Government’s announcement of $11.7 million in funding for research into medicine safety and the...

Aussie teens falling short of physical activity guidelines

According to the Cancer Council, Aussie teens are following short of the physical activity guidelines, with new data revealing that only one in six...

Updated guidelines protecting frontline workers against Covid-19

The Australian Medical Association (AMA) welcomes the release of updated guidelines on the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) to protect frontline healthcare workers...

Renewed calls for a sugar tax

The Federal Australian Dental Association (ADA) congratulates the Australian Medical Association (AMA) for calling for an immediate tax on sugar as one of its...

New allergic rhinitis chart for pharmacists

The National Asthma Council Australia has launched a new Allergic Rhinitis Treatments Chart for pharmacists in time for the return of the winter flu...

Aussies experiencing bad sleep due to Covid-19

New research shows that 51% of Australians are experiencing worse sleep issues since the pandemic. The research reveals the pandemic has exacerbated sleep problems among...

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Code Corporation expands into Australian healthcare market

Code Corporation, a technology company that delivers barcode scanning hardware and software technologies, announced this week that it is expanding into the Australian healthcare...

Pharmacists recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours

The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) congratulates those pharmacists who were recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours announcement on 14 June 2021. The pharmacists recognised...

PSA welcomes research funding to reduce medication harm

The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) has welcomed the Federal Government’s announcement of $11.7 million in funding for research into medicine safety and the...

Updated guidelines protecting frontline workers against Covid-19

The Australian Medical Association (AMA) welcomes the release of updated guidelines on the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) to protect frontline healthcare workers...

Chemist Warehouse gets top gong

Chemist Warehouse was named Chemist/Pharmacy of the Year in the 2020 Roy Morgan Customer Satisfaction Awards. This is the first time Chemist Warehouse has won...

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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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