Pharmacists: the secret ingredient in the quit smoking journey

Each year, approximately 15,500 Australian families face the grief and trauma of someone they love dying from a disease caused by smoking. In 2017,...

Being a defence force pharmacist

Lieutenant Shreyans ‘Shaz’ Shah MPS, 28, always wanted to serve in the army, but thought that door closed once he became a pharmacist. It...

DAA program to be expanded in community pharmacies

The Dose Administration Aids (DAA) program will be available to 70,000 more patients each year through community pharmacies, with the Federal Government announcing increased...

PSA founding father honoured for lifetime’s work

The 'founder', 'prime innovator' and 'driving force' behind the establishment of the PSA, Ross Brown FPS, has been honoured with the association's Lifetime Achievement...

Early elixirs: Amphetamine

From wonder drug to scourge. The synthesis of amphetamine has had a profound effect on society as well as attitudes towards drugs. From its use...

The effectiveness of oral contraceptives for endometriosis pain

Endometriosis can result in reduced quality of life and significant burden to the health system. This evidence summary presents the best available evidence regarding the...