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- Keeping a lid on medicine costs
- Authority prescriptions explained
- Prescription and other medicines: not always a good combination
- Information about new medicines
- Medicines Line, for phone answers to your questions about medicines
- MedicinesTalk Autumn 2008: Medicines quiz
- Older bodies and medicines
- Saving money on prescription medicines
- Community language schools teaching students about medicines in Queensland
- Getting medicines right after a stay in hospital
- What is a medicine? poem
- MedicinesTalk Summer 2006: Medicines quiz
- Bridging language gaps in Launceston
- You may need more than just medicine
- Medicines information over the phone
- Taking the pain out of choosing a painkiller
- Avoiding medicine mistakes when returning home from hospital
- What else is in the tablet?
- Common colds need common sense, they don't need antibiotics
- Getting older people interested in quality use of medicines (QUM)
- How to store medicines in the heat
- Pharmacists: the hidden gurus
- Consumers' Adverse Medicine Events Line
- NPS community quality use of medicines (CQUM) program management committee
- What vaccinations should children have?
- MediConnect: A medication records trial