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Australia’s men need My Health Record

Australia’s men need My Health Record

Australia’s men are a diverse population, with many differing health behaviours, conditions and health service use. However, men see a general prac...

Veterans and Veterans Families Counselling Service

Veterans and Veterans Families Counselling Service

Veterans and Veterans Families Counselling Service (VVCS) group programs aim to improve the quality of life of veterans, eligible ADF members and t...

Life Hacks

Life Hacks

Trying ‘too hard’ can sabotage the success of a good New Year resolution. Marg Hegarty, a behaviour change spokeswoman for Queensland’s free health...

Who is Cate?

Who is Cate?

The Pharmacy Guild recently interviewed Cate for their members. Here is an extract... What made you consider a career in community pharmacy? I didn...

Beating Problems of the Bowel

Beating Problems of the Bowel

After the cough and cold, and pain relief departments, the next most frequented area in pharmacies is probably where we keep our products for 'bums...

Caring for your Travel Health

Caring for your Travel Health

Travelling for the festive season? More and more Australians are travelling overseas – often to exotic and remote locations. As the number of Austr...

Ageing - Quality with Quantity

Ageing - Quality with Quantity

Australians are living longer and the country has an ageing population. In 2014, 15% of the population (3.5 million people) were aged 65 and over, ...

Medicines & Driving

Medicines & Driving

During the silly season most people will consider their alcohol consumption and how it affects their driving. However, many people don’t realise th...

New Website!

New Website!

We are pleased to introduce our new website. It allows us to modernise and future proof our internet presence, but we lose our old blog posts. We w...

Stay Smart Online

Stay Smart Online

Staying safe online is crucial to protecting your medical, personal and business information. The ATO has a simple guide here.     ...

Hypertension

Hypertension

Everyone has blood pressure. It is the pressure of blood against the walls of your blood vessels (or arteries) as the heart pumps blood around your...