Pharmacy groups have welcomed proposals to alter the advisory labels of a number of medicines, although questions have been raised over new indications for lidocaine The proposals are part of …

Pharmacists question proposed label and advisory changes for OTC mometasone preparations Both the Pharmacy Guild of Australia and the PSA had concerns over the proposed new advisory statements for labels …

It’s the final chance to nominate an entry for the UTS Innovative Pharmacist of the Year award  The closing date for nominations to the Innovative Pharmacist of the Year 2021 …

Pharmacists have the accessibility to play a greater role in mental health, but they need more training and support to do so, says MP Emma McBride Speaking in the House …

November 1946, and in the aftermath of World War 2, regulators are wondering what to do with the wonder drug, Penicillin, while pharmacists call for national legislative uniformity Meanwhile, pharmacy …

Pharmacist notifications during 2020/21 were on par with those of other health professions, while AHPRA says all but two recommendations to improve notifier safety now implemented  A total of 634 …

Consumers group boss lays out the framework for what patients will expect from pharmacy  Patients being registered with one pharmacist, and upskilling the profession to meet patients’ needs around greater …

Craig Kelly was a runaway winner of the 2021 Bent Spoon Award in a year with a bigger than usual cast of nominees for the Australia Skeptics annual ‘award’ While …

Prime Minister Morrison chooses to receive his booster shot from a GP clinic, adding insult to existing pharmacy concerns over low vax remuneration   Prime Minister Scott Morrison has chosen to …

Pharmacists were rated as the fourth most ethical profession on Australia, finishing ahead of GPs in the latest Australian Ethics Index A large nationwide survey has rated pharmacists as Australia’s …

What were our readers looking at over over the previous month? Legal and regulatory issues and anger at other professions criticisms of pharmacy were amongst the topics topping the list …

Calls for dispensing machines to be located in GP surgeries, concerns over low graduate pay, and growing evidence of cough medicine misuse were among the issues prompting a flood of …