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Work health and safety (WHS) regulations requiring businesses to manage psychosocial hazards have been in effect since 2022. A community pharmacist and an employment lawyer discuss implications for pharmacy 5 …

APP chairman Kos Sclavos lists his top 20 must-see events and sessions at the upcoming conference Each year, APP c18hairman Kos Sclavos AM is asked to share his top APP …

What impact have the events of recent years had on the way pharmacies should choose which franchise they join? The SARS-CoV-2 years, particularly 2021/22 floated almost every pharmacy boat including …

Taking expensive medicines or ones unavailable in Australia? Importing may be the answer, write Jacinta Johnson and Kirsten Staff The cost-of-living crisis may be driving some Australians to look for …

There’s still a focus on Canberra in the pharmacy world, with a “disappointing” decision on antivirals, concern over the Vyvanse shortage, and concern over the 8CPA There’s no sign yet …

With pharmacies to become the only legal source of nicotine vaping products from 1 March, a study has found that pharmacists and authorised prescribers may differ on their use for …

A UK pharmacist has been struck off the register after her failure to disclose convictions “verging on the historic” came to light Before she was registered as a pharmacist, the …

PharmX eyes new services and deeper market penetration after posting half-year profit Electronic ordering and invoicing company PharmX has posted a $300,000 underlying net profit after tax for the most …

With the Tasmanian pilot to go live on 1 March, PDL has some advice Tasmanian pharmacists may be aware of the Tasmanian Community Pharmacy Program, scheduled to go live on …

Greens Senator asks about the status of ADHD medicine, and slams government over extended expected shortage At last week’s (15 February 2024) Senate Estimates hearings, Greens Senator Jordan Steele-John outlined …

Details of the new medications to be listed for 60-day dispensing will be revealed next week  A full list of medications that will be eligible for double dispensing will be …

Authorising pharmacists to prescribe Covid-19 antivirals could limit wastage, Guild leader says  The rejection of a recommendation to allow pharmacists to initiate Covid-19 oral antiviral treatment for patients eligible under …

Jack Gance tells a retail conference that Chemist Warehouse is eyeing the US market as its traditional format loses appeal Chemist Warehouse co-founder and chairman Jack Gance has told the …