New research shows strong support for pharmacy vaccinations

Two in three Australians believe pharmacists should be able to administer commonly used vaccines that currently require a doctor’s appointment, new PSA research shows. The nationwide...

Medicine shortage reports to be mandatory

New legislation passed on Monday night introduces mandatory reporting of shortages of all prescription medicines as well as other medicines deemed vital for public...

Verapamil for type 1 diabetes

Recent research has shed light on a potential new avenue to reduce insulin requirements for people with type 1 diabetes. An estimated 1.2 million Australians...

Pharmacists’ role in U=U campaign: World AIDS Day

Pharmacists have an important role to play in spreading the message that Undetectable Equals Untransmittable (U=U) on World AIDS Day, 1 December, and beyond. The...

Minor Ailments Scheme gets 10/10 from Scottish patients

A new report indicates the ‘undeniable popularity’ of Scotland’s Minor Ailment Scheme (MAS), as support swells amongst pharmacy groups for its implementation in Australia....

The effectiveness of probiotics for the treatment of eczema

Eczema affects up to 20% of children. Almost half of these patients develop eczema by the age of six months and most of them...