PDL professional officer among those recognised by peers with state pharmacy awards Leading Queensland pharmacist, and PDL professional officer, Gary West was among those honored with awards by the Queensland …

Medicines underspend is helping prop up our budget surplus, says pharmacist MP as parties take potshots over PBS bill There was acrimonious debate in Federal Parliament last week over proposed …

The Pharmacy Board has revealed its position on pharmacist prescribing, and the responses to it have been wildly divergent  The release of the Pharmacy Board of Australia’s position statement on …

We speak to the next person in our 14 most influential people in pharmacy campaign, as voted by you Anthony Tassone President, Pharmacy Guild of Australia (Victoria) National councillor of …

7CPA should fund pharmacists for counselling, not just for dispensing, researchers say Rather than fee-for-service funding that encourages pharmacies to maximise their revenue by dispensing many prescriptions quickly, pharmacists should …

Which AJP story went viral during the last month? We reveal our 10 most clicked articles  It seems like everyone is interested in the recent World Pharmacists Day. Or at …

Is there a crisis in community pharmacy staff recruitment and retention? What do you think? In a column, recently featured in AJP, leading recruitment specialist Sue Muller declared there was …

Decision on PPI double dosing deferred by PBAC, but support given to antibiotic listing changes The Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC) has deferred a decision on whether to allow twice …

Recall notice issued for several Zantac brands following contamination fear The TGA is advising consumers and health professionals that several ranitidine-containing products have been removed from the Australian market due …

The votes are in for this year’s AJP reader poll…. we reveal who made the list The votes are in for this years AJP reader poll: to identify the 12 most …

Restrictions on alprazolam prescribing have failed to curb usage, with sales of bigger packs on the increase  Measures introduced in 2017 to prevent potentially harmful usage of alprazolam have failed …

Two month scripts remain under “careful review” Minister tells media Extending prescription lengths for some medicines to two months remains “under careful review” by the Federal Government, Health Minister Greg …