PSS encourages pharmacists to join a virtual mental health symposium   As part of National Mental Health Month, October 2021, the Mental Health Foundation of Australia is holding a Virtual Pharmacists’ …

A former pharmacy owner is awaiting a Tribunal decision on penalties after it heard her patient was receiving the highest amount of codeine in Victoria The Herald Sun reports that …

A man who robbed a pharmacy with a tomahawk has appealed his sentence – with success The Supreme Court of Queensland has heard the case of Joshua Watson, who pleaded …

Australian Government secures thousands of doses of new therapy provisionally approved for treatment and prevention of COVID-19 The Australian Government has secured access to two additional COVID-19 treatments to support …

Hospital pharmacy technicians have been stepping up at the core of the COVID vaccine rollout, says SHPA The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia is celebrating the crucial role of …

The NSW coal mining industry’s health organisation, CS Health, is partnering with community pharmacists The agreement means COVID-19 vaccination doses will be available with little or no wait times, close …

New monograph released to guide safe treatment of serious COVID-19 symptoms The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia has brought forward the release of streamlined information on the safe administration …

A breakfast show appears to have removed a section from its published podcast this week that claimed “pharmacists are lazy” Pharmacists have responded with outrage to a segment on Nova …

It’s expected that from next month, rapid antigen tests will be widely available in pharmacies. What do you think? In late September, the Therapeutic Goods Administration announced that it would …

The ACT has honoured pharmacists in its Allied Health Excellence Awards, with one taking out the top award John Wsol, lead pharmacist for education at Calvary Public Hospital Bruce, has …

After surviving cancer, a health professional began to prescribe and use opioids illicitly A medical practitioner has been reprimanded and his registration suspended for three months after he presented falsified …

eRx Script Exchange reports its 20 millionth electronic script, as new data shows how lockdowns drove change Electronic prescription use has surged across Australia from June, spurred on by pharmacies …