BMS submission to the PBAC

According to an analysis conducted by Medicines Australia, at present, it takes on average 18 months for a PBS listing t…

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Pharmaxis gets FDA approval

Pharmaceutical research company Pharmaxis has received FDA approval to produce the asthma product Aridol for the US mark…

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Get a check up for BPH!

Doctors are encouraging middle-aged Australian men to have their prostate checked. Their call coincides with an article …

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Class action over Bayer device

Law firm Slater and Gordon will pursue a class action against Bayer, the manufacturer of contraceptive device Essure, af…

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Blind from a cosmetic filler

Doctors have treated a patient who has gone permanently blind from having dermal filler injected into her face, accordin…

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‘Gain the edge’ with PA2018

Pharmacies that send staff to the Pharmacy Assistant National Conference (PA2018) will be better equipped to succeed in …

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AHPRA warns: be registered

The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) has won a conviction in a new case and sent a clear message…

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Legalise e-cigarettes: ARA

The Australian Retailers Association (ARA) says a CSIRO report released this week indicates that the time has come to le…

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Lifetime Achievement Award

The work of Professor Jeffrey Cummings, a member of Sydney-based biotechnology company Actinogen Medical’s clinical advi…

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TGA on ED and sunscreens

The TGA is asking consumers to consult their doctor ahead of buying medicines for erectile dysfunction (ED) from oversea…

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Biosimilar education starts

GBMA Education has begun its 2018-19 grant activities since being awarded the Biosimilar Education Grant in April this y…

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My Health rules to tighten

Federal Minister for Health Greg Hunt says that after constructive discussions with health sector stakeholders, the gove…

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Cannabis online tool

The TGA has introduced an online tool aimed at reducing the administrative burden on health practitioners applying for a…

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AF guidelines out

Australia’s first guidelines for the diagnosis and management of adult patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) have been …

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Joint Interns of the Year

Intern pharmacists Angelica Lagoda (Queensland) and Deanna Mill (South Australia) are the joint national winners of the …

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Student’s PSA award double

University of Canberra student Ben Coghlan has won both the 2018 PSA Pharmacy Student of the Year (PSOTY) Award and the …

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