Retiring PDL CEO honoured by PSA for her groundbreaking career  Marie Ritchie, who steps down this month as CEO of PDL (the owners of AJP), has been recognised by the …

Non-compliance is rife in the handling of Schedule 8 medicines, the Pharmacy Board of Australia warns In its latest quarterly newsletter, the Board has warned of the “deterioration” of S8 …

These are the key dates for AJP Daily over the holiday season  The team at AJP wish you all a safe and happy holiday season and a happy new year! These …

The impact of price disclosure has been again confirmed by Department of Health data forecasting falling PBS expenditure   The latest figures reveal Government spending on the PBS is forecast …

Healthcare reform is well and truly underway in Australia and will continue over the coming years, says Joe Demarte  In the face of this, our profession needs to ensure that …

The dispute between the Pharmacy Guild of Australia and the Federal government over 6CPA risk sharing agreements seems set to roll on into 2017 Articles in Fairfax media sources last …

A higher than usual degree of pharmacovigilance is required when patients are switched to new biosimilar medications, say Australian experts Writing in the latest Australian Prescriber two pharmacy academics have stressed …

Discounters lead the way in pharmacy retail satisfaction survey The co-owned My Chemist and Chemist Warehouse chains have monopolised the pharmacy retail honours in the recent Roy Morgan Customer Satisfaction …

Anticonvulsant recalled due to issue with child-resistant caps Pfizer Australia, in consultation with the TGA, has initiated a recall for product correction for bottles of phenytoin 30 mg capsules, 100 …

Questions raised over the success of our national healthcare professional registration scheme Australia’s five-year-old national registration scheme for healthcare practitioners is flawed, an academic has claimed. Writing in the Australian …

Pharmacists are much more likely than doctors to receive a regulatory penalty if they are subject to a notification for unsafe practice, new study reveals An analysis of all notifications …

New study provides another boost for the reach and efficacy of pharmacist influenza vaccination A wide range of Australians who would otherwise not be vaccinated against influenza would do so …