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Head of Guardian, Kurt O’Brien, and Sigma Healthcare’s Chief Commercial Officer, Jeff Sells, participated in Vinnie’s annual CEO Sleepout on 23 June alongside thousands of Australian business and community leaders. The pair slept without shelter at Port Melbourne on one...
From 1 July all Australian women aged 25 to 74 years of age will be among the first in the world to have the option to take a self-collected vaginal sample, providing for a much less invasive procedure than...
The Australian Retailers Association (ARA) has congratulated the NSW Government for its strong leadership on women, with significant investments to boost childcare and women’s workforce participation in this year’s State Budget. The ARA has also welcomed the much-needed support for...
In the lead-up to Heart Failure Awareness Week (27 June - 3 July) health experts are calling on Australians to be smart about their hearts. Heart failure is said to affect one in 50 Australians, and is becoming increasingly common.  The...
The organisers behind a new campaign, the Magic Hearts for Ukraine Project, are calling on children across Australia to take part by sending one million Magic Hearts with messages of love and support to fellow children affected by the...
The Pharmacy Guild of Australia, Queensland Branch, has welcomed the record $23.6B in health spending announced in the State Budget this week by the Palaszczuk Government. Pharmacy Guild of Australia, Queensland Branch President Chris Owen said the investment in front-line...
A staff member of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia’s Pharmacy of the Year, Cooleman Court Pharmacy, in the ACT has been honoured in a special presentation at the pharmacy, which was held on 22 June.  Co-proprietors, Brad Butt and Brooke...
The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) has placed businesses that sell button batteries or products powered by them on notice as mandatory button battery laws come into place. Businesses have been warned that they must now comply with the...
A systematic review and meta-analysis by Monash University, which looked at the prevalence of mental health issues in people with cystic fibrosis (CF) and their carers reveals that anxiety and depression are common here, with mental health issues transcending...
Blooms The Chemist Coogee has been recognised for its exceptional service to the local community in the 2022 Randwick City Business Excellence Awards, being named Outstanding Pharmacy. The award recognises the pharmacy’s ‘people-first’ commitment through the outstanding health and wellbeing...
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