+That's Interesting

+That's Interesting

A Victorian coroner wants pharmacists to encourage people with hay fever to undergo allergy testing to determine if they are vulnerable to thunderstorm asthma.

It’s OK to walk away from drug sales, but whether you do or not, revenue lost to outside sellers can be recaptured in other ways.

A man has been charged after he allegedly threatened a chemist worker with a broken bottle during an armed robbery in Subiaco last night.

Prescription drug use is rising in the United States, outpacing population growth. According to a nationwide survey published in Consumer Reports in August 2017, the number of prescriptions increased 85% over 20 years, while the population grew by 21%. Some of the increase stems from polypharmacy as 77 million baby boomers reach their 70s. A study by Qato and colleagues published in the April 2016 JAMA Internal Medicine found that among adults with a mean age of roughly 71 years, 35.8% take at least five prescription medications, and 67.1% take five or more medications or supplements of any kind, including OTC medications.

Capital Chemist is celebrating 40 years of providing early-career community pharmacists with rewarding work environments and empowered professional roles

The prime minister has signalled a long-term future for community pharmacy agreements (CPAs).

A Victorian court has refused to allow an elderly pharmacist to appeal against his theft conviction, labelling his excuse for dipping into the till as "preposterous".

Almost a third of hospitals are still regularly sending patients home with opioids “just in case”, even when post-surgery patients have not required opioid analgesia for at least 48 hours.

The prime minister has signalled a long-term future for community pharmacy agreements (CPAs).

Opposition leader Bill Shorten has signalled long-term certainty for the future of community pharmacy, and promised 7CPA preparations will start “early on” if Labor is elected