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Louis Roller looks at hyperthermia, from the medication-induced to helping older people in summer Hyperthermia is an umbrella term comprising several heat-related illnesses that are caused by disruption to homeostasis. Hyperthermia …

One stakeholder pleads with the public for patience on RATs and a consumer-driven site keeps sending people to pharmacy, as the Government denies diverting the tests Amid continued high demand …

The TGA has granted provisional approval for Novavax’s COVID-19 vaccine – the first protein COVID-19 jab to receive regulatory approval in Australia The Therapeutic Goods Administration revealed on Thursday that …

Two drugs have been added to Australia’s arsenal in the fight against COVID-19, to treat people at increased risk of progression to hospitalisation or death The TGA has granted provisional …

Crime focus in the UK; anti-masker attacks Irish pharmacy assistant; US pharmacist fired over allegedly squirting vaccines in trash and falsifying vaccine cards UK: An investigation by UK pharmacy publication …

Pharmacy staff member who lost job after refusing to get the COVID-19 vaccine has unfair dismissal application dismissed The naturopath was employed by a Western Australian pharmacy when public health …

The PSA is again speaking out on equal pay for vaccination services, comparing $68 for pharmacies in circumstances GPs could get $139.05 The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia is renewing its …

A doctor has been disqualified from applying for registration for four years after he asked his patients to fill codeine scripts for him and paid them for the medication The …

Researchers are surveying pharmacists to gain insights into why some are looking for opportunities outside pharmacy Researchers are inviting pharmacists to participate in a survey as part of a research …

A dentist has been suspended for writing scripts for Endone using the names of colleagues and family members, after pharmacists questioned the legitimacy of the scripts The NSW dentist expressed …

Nearly 80% of pharmacists think their workplace is understaffed, as the sector battles to source RATs and COVID vaccines – with one stakeholder calling to delay the COVID testing protocol …

‘Lack of oversight’: Council shares two recent disciplinary cases involving proprietor pharmacists and S8 drugs The Pharmacy Council of NSW said in a recent statement that it “continues to receive …