The owner of a small Queensland pharmacy is recruiting fellow independents to pool their buying power in negotiations with wholesalers.
Australia’s guidelines for managing absolute cardiovascular disease risk should be a ‘living’ document that can be updated as new evidence emerges, public health specialists say.
Women experiencing domestic violence are more than twice as likely as those in the general population to seek out the emergency contraceptive pill (ECP), a UK study finds. 
The first prospective longitudinal study of outcomes from treatment with direct-acting antivirals (DAAs) suggests the drugs could halve mortality rates among patients with hepatitis C.
Victoria’s SafeScript system appears to be proving its value, with pharmacies and doctors receiving alerts about more than 7000 patients at risk in the past four months.
The PSA has launched an eleven-point action plan to give pharmacists a stronger role in healthcare and new remuneration by 2023.
An elderly man with a history of coronary artery disease got more bang from a marijuana lollipop than he was expecting when the ensuing hallucinations lead to a myocardial infarction.