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‘Know Your Bones’ this World Osteoporosis Day

Coinciding with World Osteoporosis Day (20 October 2021), Healthy Bones Australia has released a new report called, ‘Know Your Bones Community Risk Report, Second Edition’, which calls for earlier investigation and treatment to capture all adults with risk factors for poor bone health, and adults post fracture. The new report summarises data from more than 88,000 Australians who have completed...

Embedding cultural safety in pharmacy education

The Australian Pharmacy Council is holding a series of podcasts, webinars and events on the transformational changes needed to embed cultural safety in pharmacy education and assessments with National President of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia, Trent Twomey, speaking at the 'What are we doing?' webinar next week. The podcasts, webinars and events follow the release of APC’s literature review:...

Thousands of Moderna vaccines now available in NSW pharmacies

The NSW Branch of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia, announced today NSW residents had access to 265,800 Moderna Covid-19 vaccines through their local community pharmacy. NSW Branch President, David Heffernan, encouraged all residents across the state to visit www.findapharmacy.com.au to find their closest community pharmacy to book their free Covid-19 vaccination. “Since community pharmacies began rolling out Covid-19 vaccinations, we’ve seen...

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2021 PATY national winner crowned

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Thousands of Moderna vaccines now available in NSW pharmacies

The NSW Branch of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia, announced today NSW residents had access to 265,800 Moderna Covid-19 vaccines through their local community...

Health and Lifestyle

Watt’s up with blue light?

When the pandemic first hit in 2020 and we were all ushered indoors as part of the required lockdown measures to curb the spread of Covid-19, what, we asked ourselves, were we to do with all that time indoors? We started baking sourdough, completing puzzles (a lesson I learnt was that you may be more successful starting with a 500-piece...

WEBINAR: KEEPING CONNECTED – SOCIAL HEALTH AND AGEING

The spread and magnitude of the impact of Covid-19 in Australia on mental health is yet to be fully realised and to address this pertinent issue, the Eastern Suburbs Older Persons’ Mental Health Service is hosting its 20th Positive Ageing forum as a free webinar. According to the organisers, necessary physical distancing requirements over the past 18 months have meant...

Doctors ask for help to face looming health crises

On the back of its `General Practice: Health of the Nation’ report, the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) is now calling on government to undertake genuine, sustainable, and properly funded health system reform to better support community-based healthcare. The annual report that looks at general practice in Australia has found that almost three out of five GPs reported...

Calls for social prescribing investment

With mental health being a growing problem in Australia – made worse by the Covid-19 pandemic – the Federal Government is being urged to invest in a national social prescribing scheme to help tackle this crisis. The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP), Consumer health Forum of Australia (CHF) and Mental Health Australia are calling on the Government to...

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Cetaphil launches skin awareness month

Cetaphil, one of the country’s leading sensitive skincare brands, is launching the first ever Skin Awareness Month (1 - 31 October) to raise awareness...

Skincare tools for sculpted looks

Has anyone else noticed the rising number of skincare enthusiasts rolling or massaging serums into their faces lately? Skincare tools are becoming increasingly popular,...

Eco-friendly tips and tricks for sustainable beauty

Sustainable beauty is building with excitement, and it looks like the trend will be here to stay for a while. With the beauty industry producing...

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2021 PATY national winner crowned

In what was an incredibly tight race to the finish with such a strong,...

WEBINAR: KEEPING CONNECTED – SOCIAL HEALTH AND AGEING

The spread and magnitude of the impact of Covid-19 in Australia on mental health...

‘Know Your Bones’ this World Osteoporosis Day

Coinciding with World Osteoporosis Day (20 October 2021), Healthy Bones Australia has released a...