More work needs to be done on downscheduling medicines in Australia, the Minister for Health believes. Meanwhile a final decision on the scheduling of codiene could be delivered before the …

Pharmacists are once again being warned of malicious software threats. Here are 10 tips from Fred IT to develop a secure system in your pharmacy  Pharmacy regulators have recently reiterated …

Pension assets changes may affect pharmaceutical access for thousands, but bureaucrats say intent is to provide other subsidies  Changes to the aged pension assets test will see around 90,000 retirees …

New warnings over software scammers targeting pharmacies In its latest monthly communique, the Victorian Pharmacy Authority says it “continues to hear reports of pharmacies being targeted by ransomware, a type …

Hep C program success “extraordinary”, Senate committee hears, but no mention of cost to pharmacy  However, there is no mention of the issue of the cost of supplying and stocking …

PDL farewells Marie Ritchie at gala function PDL has celebrated the career of its retiring CEO Marie Ritchie in style at a function in Melbourne last Friday. A well-known identity …

Some pharmacies are using unacceptable safes to cope with new and strengthened S8 poisons, authorities warn Some pharmacies are using unacceptable safes to store S8 poisons, pharmacy regulators say. Because …

Shareholders give the go-ahead for massive pharmacy merger Terry White Group shareholders have unanimously approved the merger with Chemmart at an extraordinary general meeting late last week. Group chairman, Terry …

A leading WA hospital pharmacist has been suspended after allegedly being caught stealing heavy-duty opioids According to reports in The West Australian Corruption and Crime Commission investigators arrested Matthew Foster …

“I want pharmacists in my general practice” Health Minister tells parliament as government lauds its PBS record Health Minister Sussan Ley has told Federal Parliament she is a strong supporter …

The AMA says it is not engaging in a ‘turf war’ in its calls for pharmacy deregulation and a restriction of the extension of pharmacy professional services. An article in …

CWH/My Chemist Group’s Asia push is attracting potential investors, reports suggest  The financial industry is taking ever more interest in the success if the Chemist Warehouse/My Chemist Group, according to …