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Green light for medicinal cannabis

  The legalisation and supply of medicinal cannabis in Australia and elsewhere is making rapid strides despite a relative lack of evidence for its benefits....

Why we need pharmacists integrated in Aboriginal Health Services

In 2001, after 20 years as a pharmacist in Sydney, I moved to Bathurst, a regional centre in NSW’s Central West. At the pharmacy,...

Unlocking My Health Record

The use of My Health Record is expected to ramp up in 2018, so how can pharmacists make sure they are properly prepared, and...

What is your 10 Year Vision?

Internationally, models of care delivered by pharmacists show significant impact in terms of better health outcomes, reduced costs to healthcare systems, and achieving full...

Spending on medicines rises even as dispensing drops

Australian prescription dispensing volume is lower, but spending on PBS medicines has increased in the past two years, according to the Australian Institute of...

Safety syringe wins Pharmacy Shark Tank

A three-pronged safety system aimed at cutting errors in medicine dosing in hospital settings has won the Pharmacy Shark Tank at PSA18. Professor Lyndal Trevena...