Investment in a community pharmacy initiative would help ensure priority access to palliative medicines and personal care supplies after hours, one group says As part of its 2024-5 pre-Budget submission, …

Amid a continued staff shortage at Royal Hobart Hospital’s pharmacy department, programs like Partnered Pharmacist Medication Charting are being slashed – putting patients at risk The Health and Community Services …

A credentialed pharmacist and diabetes educator, a former Territory Guild president and not one but two outstanding early career pharmacists have been honoured by the PSA The Pharmaceutical Society of …

Tasmania is the latest jurisdiction to allow community pharmacists to supply treatment for uncomplicated UTIs The Tasmanian government has announced that pharmacists will be able to provide the treatment from …

From competition to industrial relations legislation to wondering what’s going on with the 8CPA…it’s a busy time in the pharmacy sector The Labor federal government passed its “closing the loopholes” …

The new “right to disconnect” legislation will protect pharmacists from work “creep” into the rest of their lives, says one pharmacy group Leon Yap, honorary chairperson for the Pharmacy Division, …

It’s 1894, and the Australasian Journal of Pharmacy looks from the colonies to England to consider a vexed issue: prescribing chemists Between a discussion of “botanic practitioners” and their concerns …

Australia’s medicines landscape is “unique” – which is why researchers have put together a list of 16 risky medicines to look out for Dr Kate Wang, of the School of …

Following its “extensive” 2023 consultation, the ACT government is setting up a voluntary assisted dying implementation taskforce The Barr government said in a media release on Thursday [8 February 2024] …

An independent, five-year, nationally consistent Hospital Pharmacy Agreement is needed for Australia, says one group In its pre-Budget submission, the Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia makes a series of …

One researcher is looking into how entrustable professional activities are used to support competency development in intern pharmacists “Teaching and precepting are key roles in being a pharmacist,” says Tarik …

Common ailments service leaves frontline pharmacists in tricky situation; empty pharmacy shelves in Gaza; Amazon cutting back pharmacy jobs UK: The UK’s Pharmacists Defence Association has criticised the way the …