New migraine treatment approved

The TGA has approved a new preventative treatment for migraine, with a new medicine that targets the calcitonin gene-related peptide receptor. Patients experiencing migraine will...

Upper respiratory tract infections – symptomatic management

Upper respiratory tract infections, commonly known as colds and flu, are the most common medical conditions affecting humans.
URTIs, commonly known as colds and flu, are the most common medical conditions affecting humans, with adults suffering 2–4 colds each year and schoolchildren 5–10 colds each year.

Pharmacy students step up during coronavirus pandemic

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit Australia, pharmacies were even busier than supermarkets.

The way of the future: Australia’s first e-prescription dispensed

 A significant milestone has been reached in pharmacy, with Australia’s first genuine and legally valid electronic prescription (e-prescription) created, stored and dispensed in Victoria last week.

Queen’s Birthday Honours for pharmacists

Three pharmacists were recognised in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours List, highlighting the varied and important roles pharmacists play in their communities.

Prescription rule changes to support telehealth

Australia’s Chief Health Officer has approved an amendment to PBS prescription requirements for telehealth consultations as an emergency measure during the COVID-19 response.