Prescribers no longer need to handwrite scripts in NSW aged care facilities, with Webstercare order sheets approved by Ministry of Health Changes to prescribing and dispensing of medications in NSW …

The National Rural Health Alliance is developing specialised information for people living in rural and remote areas ahead of the codeine upschedule The resources are aimed at ensuring people living …

The Pharmacy Practitioner Development Committee says it has made progress on pharmacist prescribing and competency standards implementation tools Competency standards implementation tools: The PPDC member organisations are in the process …

GSK Consumer Healthcare has thrown its support behind the Pharmacy Click and Collect platform This year, the company will partner with the Pharmacy Guild of Australia to help deliver a …

Fred IT Group and Australian Medicines Handbook announce a new partnership to improve access to medicines information The pharmacy IT software provider has partnered with the Australian Medicines Handbook (AMH) to …

Have you been receiving complaints from patients or noticed stockpiling behaviour as the codeine upschedule date approaches? This week, the Extended Hours Pharmacies Association (EHPA) urged its members to invite …

Pharmacists working at community pharmacies in NSW, Tasmania and Victoria are being sought to aid recruitment for a University of New England student research project We are two fourth-year pharmacy …

The Pharmacists’ Support Service has reminded pharmacists that it’s here to help handle holiday stress Not everyone enjoys the festive season, says PSS: work pressures in pharmacy over the holiday …

A Labor MP is calling for a ban or restriction on an acne treatment which is often prescribed off-label as a contraceptive Julian Hill, member for Bruce, has started a …

EBOS Group has announced that it has appointed John Cullity as its next Chief Executive Officer Mr Cullity will assume the position on 31 March 2018 from Patrick Davies, who …

The Guild has reminded Australians to prepare for travel during the holidays, as it launches a new website The “Find a Pharmacy” and “Ask Your Pharmacists” sites have been combined …

A smart system capable of recognising patients at risk of hospitalisation has been released this week The Risk Stratification Tool is part of a primary health care initiative in Australia …