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Spotlight on prescriber-pharmacist relationships

Leaders from pharmacy, medical and consumer organisations will gather in Canberra on Tuesday to explore how doctors and pharmacists can better cooperate to support...

Intervention reduces antipsychotic use in aged care

A pharmacist-led intervention targeted towards reducing the prevalence of sedative prescription in aged care has reduced antipsychotic prescribing by 13% and that of benzodiazepines...

$10,000 gender pay gap between early career pharmacists

Male pharmacy graduates earn an average $10,000 more than their female counterparts after three years on the job, a new report has shown. Although female...

Overprescribing of psychotropics for adults with autism

Adults on the autism spectrum are often prescribed psychotropic medication to manage behaviour, despite limited evidence to support this practice, a new report has...

Medication management gives athletes a sporting chance 

Effectively managing the medication and health of elite athletes is always the right medicine for their sporting success.  However it’s often difficult when high-performance...

A breast cancer drug for seizures

Status epilepticus is a medical emergency. It is commonly defined as 30 minutes of continuous seizure activity, or repeated seizures without full recovery of...