Pharmacy role in psychedelics dispensing

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Caution with click method for semaglutide pen

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Vape reform undermines pharmacists: PSA

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Pharmacists reminded of dispensing obligations and potential drug interactions as patients begin to receive MDMA-assisted psychotherapy Patients in the community are beginning to receive MDMA-assisted psychotherapy after the drug was …

PDL has become aware of a number of adverse events and health consequences from the popularised method of Ozempic (semaglutide) administration known as “counting clicks” Understanding the click method   …

Pharmacy body flags concerns over the adverse impacts of the government’s deal with the Greens on vaping reform  Changes enabling nicotine vapes to be sold over-the-counter in pharmacies “undermines the …

Tiers 1 and 2 of the Aged Care On-site Pharmacist (ACOP) measure will commence on Monday 1 July following the release of the program’s rules  The Pharmacy Programs Administrator (PPA) …

The 18-month Victorian trial aims to combat rise in drug-related ED admissions and increase in illicit potent opioids Victoria will be running a pill testing trial for up to 18 …

Advocacy group hits out at government “legitimising the supply of an unproven and unregulated product”  Watered-down legislation aimed at restricting access to nicotine vaping products will turn pharmacists into “pseudo …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Probiotics: are they beneficial? This review article explores the efficacy of probiotics for the management of gastrointestinal (GI) conditions in adults. …

Should pharmacies be the only authorised sellers of vapes – and do you agree with the legislative change that they be OTC? Pharmacies are set to become the only retailers …

Greens force government to ease vape legislation to allow adults to buy e-cigarettes without a prescription, in a move slammed by the Guild Pharmacies will be the only retailers authorised …

Shortages of existing diabetes medicines are likely to continue through 2024 and beyond, warns a new report which recommends strengthening the supply chain The 2024 State of the Nation report from Diabetes …

The NSW department of health has written to GPS warning them of a shortage in antibiotics “Azithromycin and clarithromycin oral liquids may be in short supply due to the current …

Treasurer names former PSA executive among a trio of new Productivity Commissioners  Pharmacist, Dr Alison Roberts, will join the Productivity Commission in September as one of its full-time commissioners.   …