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A man reportedly edited a script for oxycodone five times – and had it dispensed five times from the same pharmacy The Ballarat Courier reports that Lachlan Ronis pleaded guilty …

A call from a pharmacist should have alerted a GP that he was in breach of a “critical compliance condition” imposed on his registration, a Tribunal has heard At a …

A new strategy for cultural safety in the health system has been launched AHPRA has announced that the strategy, from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health experts, regulators and health …

A Canadian pharmacist talks about modern pharmacy, dealing with allied health professionals, how we should be expanding our scope of practice and why Australia may be lagging behind In a …

Walgreens stress-related error deletion claim; Estonia moves one step closer to pharmacist-only ownership; UK pharmacist jailed over intent to supply US: According to a report in the New York Times, …

Lack of communication from official channels caused problems around the distribution of face masks amid the coronavirus outbreak, one stakeholder warns In this week’s edition of Forefront, Pharmacy Guild executive …

Medicine safety for older Australians is a game of “Russian Roulette,” says one pharmacy stakeholder, as moves to reduce inappropriate chemical restraint take shape The PSA has released a new …

Pharmacists and pharmacy staff have a right to feel safe and be treated with respect, according to a new resource released by PDL and the Pharmacy Guild The Pharmacy Guild …

Opioid prescribing doubled over a quarter of a century – but there’s a critical evidence gap outside the US, researchers warn Research led by the University of Sydney has found …

Guild issues call to members to join it in fighting the Government’s 60-day scripts push and advocating for permanent continued dispensing by pharmacists The Pharmacy Guild of Australia says it …

Queensland is set to allow pharmacists to administer travel vaccines, but one stakeholder says it’s not enough Queensland Health has announced that trained pharmacists in the state will be able …

There is an urgent need for a national health strategy to protect the population from exposure to bushfire smoke, say researchers While bushfires have always been a feature of the …