Specialist training for pharmacy assistants in...

Pharmacy assistants across the state will continue to get specialist training...

Protech fits a mask for all

Protech Health, known for providing Aussies with everyday health essentials, is...

Learning deficits and Alzheimer’s disease

The reduced ability to learn new information may be one of...

Heart disease doesn’t stop during a pandemic

In a time where Covid-19 is the main focus of most discussions and check-ups...

Keeping Aussie cricket clean with Dettol

To keep Aussie cricket clean, Dettol and Cricket Australia are teaming...

New Australian made probiotics now available

A range of Australian made probiotic products designed to improve the...

Cureless childhood brain tumour

This past Saturday was Australian Childhood Brain Cancer Awareness Day, with...

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New Australian made probiotics now available

A range of Australian made probiotic products designed to improve the health of millions of Australians affected by gut health problems has launched today. The Elementelle Probiotics+ range launched in Priceline stores and online today, with four completely different products available for all ages - Healthy Ageing, Brain and Cognition, Hair, Skin and Nails, and Kids, Immunity and Learning -...

Cureless childhood brain tumour

This past Saturday was Australian Childhood Brain Cancer Awareness Day, with a focus on ependymoma. The Morrison Government launched the now annual awareness day in 2019 with an aim to raise public awareness of the impact of childhood brain cancer on patients, family and carers and to focus on the importance of childhood brain cancer-related research. Brain tumours are the most...

Coles and Heart Foundation launch Coles Health Hub

Coles and the Heart Foundation are teaming up in encouraging Aussies to eat healthy and feel better, with the launch of Coles Health Hub. Survey results provided via YouGov Galaxy Poll show that while 89% of Aussies want a healthier diet, one-quarter confessed to never or rarely exercising. Additionally, on average, people spend nearly four hours on devices outside of...

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Australia Post supports the vulnerable with medical supplies

Australia Post has announced the extension of its Pharmacy Home Delivery Service for a further six months, having successfully delivered essential medical supplies to...

Celebrating World Pharmacists Day

World Pharmacists Day (25 September 2020) is a day to celebrate and honour the women and men who work tirelessly to provide communities with...

Pharmacists leading public health transformation

World Pharmacists Day (25 September 2020) is a day that celebrates and acknowledges pharmacists for their role in transforming global health – a role...

We made it through the winter, barely!

By Brianne Lowe, 2019 Pharmacy Guild of Australia/Maxigesic Pharmacy Assistant of the Year Spring is back, and we have no idea what this season...

When green becomes beautiful

Looking after the environment and implementing sustainable practices is a growing trend in all industries, including the beauty business. Garnier, through its Green Beauty initiative,...

API commits to site in Marsden Park

Australian Pharmaceutical Industries (API), the parent company of Priceline Pharmacy, Soul Pattinson Chemist and Pharmacist Advice, is strengthening its operational capabilities by committing to...

Acknowledging all pharmacists on World Pharmacists Day

Friday 25 September is World Pharmacists Day and a time to reflect on the great work pharmacists do to ensure the communities they serve...

Covid-19 health measures extended

A number of Medicare-subsidised Covid-19 health measures, including telehealth and pathology services, GP-led respiratory clinics, home medicines delivery, public and private hospital services, have...

Aqium Hand Sanitiser partners with 13cabs

In a move that aims to ensure that taxis are a safe and hygienic mode of transport, Aqium Hand Sanitiser is set to become...

Health and Lifestyle

Protech fits a mask for all

Protech Health, known for providing Aussies with everyday health essentials, is proving to support Aussie families even further, with their expansion of face masks. Throughout...

Learning deficits and Alzheimer’s disease

The reduced ability to learn new information may be one of the earliest signs of the onset of Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new research study published in the journal Neurology earlier this month. Researchers from the Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health at Monash University have found that cognitively normal people who tested positive for the Aβ brain amyloid associated with Alzheimer’s...

Heart disease doesn’t stop during a pandemic

In a time where Covid-19 is the main focus of most discussions and check-ups – many people are neglecting other health issues. The Heart Foundation is imploring Australians to stop neglecting their heart health. New research released on World Heart Day, finds that people with heart disease, or at high-risk of heart disease, were more likely to miss or delay an...

Keeping Aussie cricket clean with Dettol

To keep Aussie cricket clean, Dettol and Cricket Australia are teaming up. In a plan to ensure that staff, fans and the community are protected, Dettol and Cricket Australia are implementing new hygiene measures. Dettol will join as the naming rights partner of the Men’s One Day International and Men’s T20 International Series as well as the Men’s Support Team, along...

New Australian made probiotics now available

A range of Australian made probiotic products designed to improve the health of millions of Australians affected by gut health problems has launched today. The Elementelle Probiotics+ range launched in Priceline stores and online today, with four completely different products available for all ages - Healthy Ageing, Brain and Cognition, Hair, Skin and Nails, and Kids, Immunity and Learning -...

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Beauty

When green becomes beautiful

Looking after the environment and implementing sustainable practices is a growing trend in all industries, including the beauty business. Garnier, through its Green Beauty initiative,...

A guide to brow treatments

All’s fair in love and brows. For this month’s Retail Pharmacy Assistants magazine, Beauty Buzz features an eyebrow expert who discusses the most popular treatments...

The two eyes in ‘delicate skin’

I'm going to begin this feature with a confronting fact: your 20s are not too early to start worrying about aged skin. There, I...

Hemp in beauty: a nutrient high for skin

It’s often confused for its other, more controversial properties, and is the last thing I thought I’d be putting on my skin, but hemp...

Jurlique celebrates 35 years

For 35 years Jurlique has manufactured advanced natural skincare. Jurlique’s sustainable Seed to Skin journey commenced in 1985 by its visionary founders, a husband and...

Take a brow for the makeup aisle

Who is your eyebrow idol? We all secretly (or not so secretly) have one. Whether it be Audrey Hepburn’s thick, dark and bold brows in...

Time to revamp your skincare routine

It’s no secret that long cold, wintery days can leave your skin feeling rough, dry, flaky and irritated, and generally looking dull – it's...

Jurlique’s ongoing sustainability efforts take seed

To mark National Tree Day on 2 August 2020, as part of Jurlique’s ongoing sustainability efforts, for every bottle* of Jurlique Activating Water Essence...

Staying beautiful inside and out the natural way

If ever people have been thankful for access to beauty products at pharmacies it’s been during COVID-19, where pharmacies have provided a welcome reprieve...

Events

There’s more after asking R U OK?

National R U OK? Day held on Thursday 10 September 2020, is a day...

MS Gong Ride Goes Virtual in 2020

Registrations are now open for the 2020 MS Gong Ride, the virtual event encouraging...

Mindful Drinking Festival open to all for 2020

Did you know that about half (48%) of Australian drinkers consume alcohol with the...