AUTHORITIES in Chicago, USA have proposed new regulations which would limit the hours and workloads of pharmacists.
THE Australian pharmacy sector faces a new threat - or opportunity - in the form of US online retailing giant Amazon, which has today confirmed it will roll out a full retail offering here from next year.
AN AUSTRALIAN review into the monitoring of long-term effects of corticosteroids has renewed a call for clinicians, pharmacists and patients to work together and take preventative steps to minimise risk of bone loss and fracture, particularly in older people.
PRICELINE Pharmacy's Sister Club, claimed to be the biggest health and beauty loyalty program in Australia, has relaunched the program with extra benefits for its more than 6.4 million members.
Quadrivalent vaccines designed to protect Australians against four strains of this year's influenza virus are now available both in the private market and under the National Immunisation Program (NIP), according to a Health Department update.
AN UNREGISTERED former West Australian pharmacist has been fined $10,000 plus costs for holding himself out as a registered pharmacist while not being registered under the National Law.
THE International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) will highlight the huge diversity of healthcare roles played by pharmacists, with the theme of World Pharmacists Day 2017 to be "From research to healthcare, your pharmacist is at your service".
THE government and Medicines Australia are close to finalising a new five-year agreement which will see further cuts to the cost of some drugs in return for new listings and certainty for the sector.
NEW Zealand pharmacy software developer Toniq has been acquired by Dublin-based Clanwilliam Group, joining the company's portfolio of "best-of-breed" solutions in the UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.
PROFESSIONAL Pharmacists Australia has formally written to Health Minister Greg Hunt, urging him to continue to support the Review of Pharmacy Remuneration and Regulation which was initiated by his predecessor, Sussan Ley.