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Covid: Has it really been so long?

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Regulation strengthened in the West

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$10k boost for Tassie’s public hospital pharmacists

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‘We tried to tell them’

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Pharmacists Carlene Ngoma and Tinu Abraham share an easy-to-use Q&A algorithm to help patients select the right over-the-counter product for short-term cough 29 May 2024 | 7-8.00PM AEST This webinar …

Big news in the diabetes and weight loss world this week, with a crackdown on the compounding of Ozempic and Mounjaro Compounding pharmacies are set to be prohibited from producing …

It’s now been four years since the Covid-19 pandemic was declared. It has driven changes in pharmacy, as in so much of healthcare, and indeed society. Where are we currently …

Changes to the National Law as it applies in WA have been passed and enacted The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency and the national Boards say this means further strengthening …

Patients are being let down by pharmacy workforce shortages – but in a bid to attract and keep pharmacists, a new initiative will see them paid $10k Guy Barnett, Tasmania’s …

Data from a CBA report suggests patients are feeling the forecast impacts of 60-day dispensing, pharmacists claim Pharmacists are questioning why anyone would be surprised by the findings of the …

Health professionals are advised to consider current or previous antidepressant use in patients reporting sexual dysfunction  Updated product information documents (PIs) for nine antidepressant medications will include warnings relating to …

The global body says pharmacists need greater recognition as healthcare professionals, as opposed to commercial entities The International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) has launched a global campaign called “Think Health, Think …

Home comforts to be sacrificed to support homeless patients  Pharmacists will be among more than 1452 business leaders who will be swapping their beds for cardboard boxes across the country …

Ethics, “neurotic housewives” abusing laxatives and a crackdown on medicines advertising: in this week’s look at pharmacy history, we’re living in the 70s May 1974 was a busy month for …

A man has been charged after he brought a fake gun to a pharmacy and demanded medication Manningham Crime Investigation Unit detectives have charged a man following an alleged armed …

It’s an integral part of our professional and personal lives, but for health professionals, it also has its hazards. PDL advises on use of social media… Social media has become …

Some specialists are only finding out about medicines shortages when alerted by pharmacists, patients or social media In its submission to the Therapeutic Goods Administration’s consultation on medicines shortages, the …