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New framework to drive better lung-cancer care

In an Australian first, Cancer Australia this week launched a framework to improve the outcomes and experiences of people affected by lung cancer - the leading cause of cancer death in Australia. The...

Out-of-pocket pain: the $10,000 issue

A national survey by the Consumers Health Forum of Australia has found that out-of-pocket medical bills exceeding $10,000 have become commonplace for patients with breast cancer and certain chronic conditions. The 'Out of...

Real-time monitoring: its time is now

Pharmacy Guild of Australia NSW Branch President David Heffernan says the national objective must be to end prescription-drug deaths, with a concerted national approach vital. "It's time for all governments in Australia to...

DDS to open drive-through pharmacy

The launch of the ACT's first drive-through pharmacy - Gold Creek Discount Drug Store in the Canberra suburb of Nicholls - is set to shake up the territory's healthcare market by introducing...

Vivek Gupta to head P&G

Consumer goods company Procter & Gamble (P&G) has appointed Vivek Gupta as its new Managing Director and Vice President for Australia and New Zealand. Mr Gupta, currently Sales Director, will assume the role...

$2 million to cure genetic epilepsy disorders

Federal Minister for Health Greg Hunt has announced a $2million fund to support research into finding a cure for genetic epilepsy disorders. March 26 was Purple Day, a day for raising awareness of...
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Novavax to be available in coming weeks

Australians aged 18+ will now have access to a fourth Covid-19 vaccine, Nuvaxovid (Novavax) in the coming weeks. This comes after the Australian Government accepted...

Research: potential new way to fight superbugs

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), antimicrobial resistance is among the top 10 global public health threats. It occurs when pathogens (bacteria, viruses, fungi and...

Aussies with severe dermatitis benefit from PBS listing

Atopic dermatitis, also known as eczema, is a chronic skin condition affecting the skin, causing redness, itching and sometimes infections. Uncontrolled eczema has a significant...

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Novavax to be available in coming weeks

Australians aged 18+ will now have access to a fourth Covid-19 vaccine, Nuvaxovid (Novavax) in the coming weeks. This comes after the Australian Government accepted...

Research: potential new way to fight superbugs

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), antimicrobial resistance is among the top 10 global public health threats. It occurs when pathogens (bacteria, viruses, fungi and...

Aussies with severe dermatitis benefit from PBS listing

Atopic dermatitis, also known as eczema, is a chronic skin condition affecting the skin, causing redness, itching and sometimes infections. Uncontrolled eczema has a significant...

Investment into National Eating Disorder Centre

The Morrison Government has announced it is investing $13 million to establish a world-leading National Eating Disorder Centre, where Australia’s best researchers will collaborate...

Calls for patience with ongoing RAT shortages

The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) is calling for patience and understanding from the general public amidst ongoing rapid antigen tests (RAT) shortages. Stock shortages...

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