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A true representation of the 4.4 million Australians with disability is urgently required in the media, arts and wider community, according to new research released today by profit-for-purpose company Mable. Coinciding with International Day of People with Disability, the Mable...
The Australian Government is increasing its support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with diabetes-related foot problems. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with or at risk of diabetes-related foot problems and amputations, will receive increased support thanks to...
Pharmacy Alliance has announced the winners of its second annual Pharmacy Awards. The awards recognise the achievements of independent pharmacies nation-wide.  Hooper Centre Pharmacy in Toowoomba, Queensland was crowned the Alliance Pharmacy of the Year 2019; Partner Pharmacy of the Year was...
Teen Mental Health First Aid (tMHFA) is a literacy program for high school students in Years 10 to 12. It is being implemented to improve peer support towards adolescents at risk of suicide. “Young people account for nearly one third...
An extensive study reveals no links between statin medication and cognitive decline. The findings, which come from more than 1,000 elderly individuals assessed over six years, reveal no links between statin medication and cognitive decline such as memory loss, presenting...
A recent report showing over 179,000 Queensland hospitalisations were potentially preventable in 2017/18 has prompted a call for action from the Pharmacy Guild of Australia (Guild). Responding to the recent Australian Institute of Health and Welfare report1 , the Guild's...
NPSA members have adjusted delivery schedules and seconded other resources to deliver essential medicines during the unprecedented bushfire emergency in New South Wales and Queensland. Team members at Symbion, Sigma and API warehouses along the eastern seaboard have been remapping...
Pharmacy brand, Amcal, officially launched its first Amcal+ Life Clinic pharmacy at an event that saw addresses by prominent pharmacy figures, including Anthony Tassone from the Pharmacy Guild of Australia. The launch was held at Burwood One Shopping Centre in...
Did you know that you can get burnt in as little as 10-15 minutes when the UV is at its peak? This timely reminder comes from the Cancer Council Queensland who underscore the vital importance for knowing how to protect...
The local Business Awards for Outstanding Pharmacy in the Canberra region went to Capital Chemist Group Kingston. The award was received by the Chairman of the Board of Capital Chemist group, Sandra Ferrington, and the team at Capital Chemist Kingston on November...
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