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Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine health hubs announced

The Federal Government is calling on community pharmacists to help vaccinate millions of Australians against COVID-19.

A cup of tea, a Bex and a good lie down

Immortalised in Australian slang, the analgesic phenacetin (used in Bex powder) is wrapped up in the development of the modern pharmaceutical industry and has...

New CAL D instruction for antibiotics

A new cautionary advisory label for antibiotics that will replace decades of advice to take the medicines ‘until all used’ or ‘until all taken’ will be released next year. 

Lower PBS Safety Net thresholds: what you need to know

The Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) Safety Net thresholds will be reduced from 1 July. Here’s what pharmacists need to know.

Triptans downscheduled to S3 medicines

Last year, the Therapeutic Goods Administration announced that certain triptans will be available over the counter in 2021.

Meet Depinder Chhibber, MasterChef’s pharmacist contestant

While Depinder Chhibber MPS explores her passion for cooking on the current season of MasterChef, she remains a pharmacist at heart.