Getting the most out of your pharmacist
Pharmacists are qualified medicines experts who provide advice and counselling on products and general healthcare. Learn how community pharmacists can help you.
Home medicines review
Not managing your own or someone else’s medicines correctly can have serious consequences. A free home medicines review (HMR) by a pharmacist can help.
What care do I need?
There are many types of health care services and information available in Australia. Learn here how to find the right service at the right time.
Children don't always need medicine to get over an illness, but if you do need to give medicine, here are some useful tips.
Medicines during pregnancy
Learn more about taking medicines during pregnancy, which includes over-the-counter medicine as well as herbal supplements and vitamins.
Medication safety for older people
Older people are at increased risk of medicines-related problems. Learn the steps to take to improve your medicine safety.
How to read CMIs
Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) leaflets provide information about the medicine you are taking. Learn more about where to find your CMI and how to use it.
There are some medicines you don't need a prescription for. These are called over-the-counter medicines.
Are generic medicines the same as brand-name medicines?
To mark Be Medicinewise Week 2019, here's what you need to know about generic versus brand-name medicines and their ingredients.
How to take medicines safely in a natural disaster (bushfire, floods, cyclones)
It's important to have a plan to manage your medicines should a natural disaster strike. Here's how to safely take medication during a bushfire, flood and more.