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Priceline Pharmacy’s ‘Sisterhoodies’ fundraising campaign, fronted by Priceline Ambassador Chrissie Swan, has raised more than $800,000, beating the last two annual fundraising efforts. Lending a hand from her fashion-designer bestie Rebecca Thompson, Ms Swan set out to design an exclusive...
The Pharmacy Guild of Australia, Queensland Branch, held its Branch Committee meeting in Cairns on 15 August and overnight Branch Committee members hosted the People in Pharmacy Networking Dinner to brief local proprietors, community pharmacists, pharmacy staff and pharmacy...
Pharmacy Connect attendees will have the opportunity to gain an in-depth look at self-harm from intentional paracetamol misuse, with Dr Rose Cairns, Director of Research at the New South Wales Poisons Information Centre, joining the conference speaker line-up. Dr Cairns...
Many children experience anxiety when it comes to needles, but with vaccinations becoming increasingly regular, new research reveals how to reduce this needle-related fear. New research from the University of South Australia shows that children’s vaccination and needle fear can...
Vitamin, supplement and skincare brand, Swisse, has found a link between krill oil and osteoarthritic relief. Sponsored by Swisse Wellness, in collaboration with key research partner CSIRO, the 6-month study was undertaken by 235 adults aged between 40 and 65...
A survey of parents with children aged 4-17 years by Flinders Caring Futures Institue exploring current school food practices has found that parents support the idea of school-provided meals. Of those surveyed, 86% of parents reported interest in introducing school-provided...
One of the most common worries cancer survivors have after treatment ends is that their cancer will return. For many, this fear can be debilitating and can significantly affect their well-being and ability to enjoy life. In response to this, a...
A range of new registration packages for the Pharmacy Assistant National Conference (PA Conference) have been announced, which will enable pharmacy assistants to experience the event without committing to a full day or days away from the pharmacy.  The registration...
The Australian and all State and Territory Governments must, as a matter of urgency, make the Covid anti-viral medicines available from community pharmacies without a prescription. National President of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia, Professor Trent Twomey, said the current...
Following a record number of nominations, this year's Pharmacy Assistant of the Year (PATY) Award state finalists have been announced. "This year we received a record number of nominations and were blown away by the high-quality nominees," Professor Trent Twomey,...
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