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Aussie Day honours for pharmacists

Pharmacists Terry Irvine, Julie Griffin MPS and Gerry McInerney FPS were congratulated by the PSA for receiving the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM). The three NSW-based pharmacists were presented with medals...

Pharmacy partnership to boost services for asthma sufferers

Asthma Australia and TerryWhite Chemmart have entered a three-year partnership to support people with asthma across Australia. Beginning with this month’s ‘Back to School’ asthma campaign, TerryWhite Chemmart has pledged funding and in-store...

More than 2,000 type-2 diabetes deaths could be cut

Analysis reveals that up to 2,095 Australian lives could be saved every year if patients with type-2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease were uniformly treated with a diabetes medicine. Released by the Baker Heart...

Speakers revealed for National Medicines Symposium 2018

NPS MedicineWise has named its keynote speakers for the 10th National Medicines Symposium (NMS), which is called ‘Population to Personal Healthcare: The Future is Now’. The speakers will discuss healthcare innovation, progress and...

‘Health Guidelines’ are go

Consultation has started on the ‘My Health Record Guidelines for Pharmacists’ developed by the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA). The guidelines give direction to pharmacists on clinical use of the My Health Record...

SensaSlim conman caught cashless

The Federal Court has declared con artist Peter Foster bankrupt and granted the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) application for a sequestration order after he failed to pay costs in the...
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Teaching kids to wave goodbye to germs

We all know how important good hand hygiene habits are in helping to curb the spread of germs and viruses. But many of us –...

SMEs encouraged to engage in workplace mental health

The NSW Government is urging all small and medium businesses to engage with SafeWork NSW around workplace mental health after a recent survey showed...

Expert advice on how to ask about Covid vaccination status

From frontline workers to business owners and the general population, there will be a need to navigate conversations and questions that we have probably...

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Allergy guidelines to prevent severe allergic reactions in schools and childcare

The National Allergy Strategy has launched best practice guidelines for the prevention and management of anaphylaxis in schools and children’s education and care, including...

SMEs encouraged to engage in workplace mental health

The NSW Government is urging all small and medium businesses to engage with SafeWork NSW around workplace mental health after a recent survey showed...

Qld Guild’s Parliamentary Reception

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia, Queensland Branch, hosted an annual reception at the Queensland Parliament earlier this week. The event was attended by all...

New study investigating lung treatment for Covid-19

The 2021 recipient of the Kenyon Foundation Inflammation Award is Dr Matt Johansen from the Centenary UTS Centre for Inflammation. The Award, valued at $20,000,...

Unexpected injuries due to increase exercise during lockdown

New data has revealed that while Covid-19 has motivated the nation to become more active than ever, half a million Australians say increased exercise...

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