Vaccination and contraception were key issues in the pharmacy sector this week Vaccination made headlines, with the announcement that Moderna is to be the vaccine supplied by community pharmacies in …

A pharmacist has been reprimanded after she dispensed S4 restricted drugs to herself, family and a friend without scripts The pharmacist faced the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal where she …

Governments have been urged to act on health fallout from bushfire smoke in a new international report Australia will face recurring episodes of widespread bushfire smoke and its associated health …

Activating South Australian community pharmacies to provide COVID-19 jabs makes “makes perfect sense,” says the state government in announcing the role the sector is to play South Australia’s Marshall Liberal …

A new product has been given the first ever Aust L(A) listing for a herbal complementary medicine – but the move has attracted criticism Dr Ken Harvey, president of Friends …

Pharmacy leaves “cursed” message on birthday; quick-thinking pharmacist saves a life with CPR; German pharmacies mobbed for vaccine passes New York, New York: A birthday message gone wrong from a …

Chronic kidney disease, osteoporosis, medication-related problems and community-based medication reviews are among new pharmacy projects green-lighted by the Federal Government Health Minister Greg Hunt has announced that the Australian Government …

Emmanuel Vavoulas will be appointed as Blooms The Chemist’s new Chief Executive Officer, the banner group has announced Mr Vavoulas is set to begin in the role on 1 January …

The AMA has slammed pharmacies as “retail shops” where it is inappropriate to discuss sexual health, but the Guild says they’re “out of touch” The Australian Medical Association has issued …

A trial where pharmacists would discuss contraceptive options with patients seeking EC has sparked a public backlash, with comments about “Bible bashing chemists” and “gatekeeping” Pharmacy researchers have expressed disappointment …

Pharmacists are being encouraged to have their say on the regulators’ Code of Conduct The Pharmacy Board of Australia is inviting pharmacists to comment on the shared Code of Conduct, …

This week saw a watershed moment for community pharmacy and the COVID-19 vaccination… but also continued controversy about the jab In big news for community pharmacy this week, pharmacist immuniser …