INDEPENDENT pharmacy group SmarterPharm has announced it will merge with Pharmacy Alliance, in a move aimed at boosting resources and support for members (PD breaking news yesterday).
AUSTRALIAN College of Pharmacy president Georgina Twomey says Australia needs a model of product down-scheduling which allows pharmacists with mandated training and screening tools to supply certain products.
TERRY White Chemmart yesterday announced a "breakthrough partnership" with ZEST which will see the large scale delivery of specialty medicines and associated support programs through community pharmacy.
ASX-LISTED pharmacy software company MedAdvisor (MDR) has announced the completion of the first stage of the integration of MedAdvisor and its recent acquisition Healthnotes, with the new software for broader pharmacy services now ready for introduction (PD breaking news Fri).
SIGNIFICANT risks are associated with some traditional herbal products in widespread use in Australia, according to the authors of an article in the latest edition of the Medical Journal of Australia.
THE art and science of compounding medicines is alive and well in Australia, according to a new article in the latest issue of Australian Prescriber.
COMPLEMENTARY medicines Australia (CMA) said it has been "heartened" by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's comment made at the National Press Club this week that the Australian Government would implement "in 2017, a new focus on preventive health.
THE Quality Care Pharmacy Program will undergo significant changes later this year, with an "improved" scheme to debut effective from 01 July.
THE Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) has announced that more than 50 international and local presenters will discuss major pharmacy issues at PSA17, its flagship annual conference set for 28-30 July.
WESTERN Australia Health has announced it will overhaul the state's current pharmaceutical prescription monitoring system, with $1m allocated for the purpose.