Massive increase in reports of medicine shortages following introduction of mandatory reporting The number of notifications of medicines shortages has jumped massively following the introduction of mandatory reporting in January …

Adverse event warnings for the use of fluoroquinolone antibiotics are set to be upgraded, the Therapeutic Goods Administration has revealed. In an alert, released late last week, the TGA says …

What role does pharmacy have to play in boosting the diagnosis and treatment of testosterone deficiency? Men are, of course, roughly half of the population, but as everyone in health …

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia and Professionals Australia are due to meet before the Fair Work Commission next month to finalise the ongoing review of the Pharmacy Industry Award We’ve …

Guild issues call to members to join it in fighting the Government’s 60-day scripts push and advocating for permanent continued dispensing by pharmacists The Pharmacy Guild of Australia says it …

Recent disasters highlighted why pharmacists should be able to dispense asthma preventers without a script, a Guild state president says Shortcomings in the treatment of patients with asthma were brutally …

Decision by members to restructure the Australian College of Pharmacy as a proprietary company led by a Guild branch is declared final, as agitation continues College President Chris Owen has …

Tight scheduling restrictions are being imposed on caffeine powders Currently unregulated caffeine powders are to be included as scheduled medicines, after an interim decision announced by the Therapeutic Goods Administration …

Scheduling decisions see migraine treatments move to Pharmacist Only status, while liquid paracetamol S2 sales to be restricted from mid-year Proposed medicines scheduling changes will see the migraine treatments Sumatriptan …

Warning issued over products claiming to prevent or treat coronavirus  The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has issued a warning to consumers about products that are on sale with claims they …

TGA flags changes to prescription opioid regulations following consultation  The TGA has given notice that changes will be made to the pack sizes, dosage and advice supplied with prescription opioids …

Pharmacy Guild donations skewed heavily toward ALP during the last financial year, electoral commission data reveals  The Guild threw its financial support largely behind the Australian Labor Party in the …