The VPA conducted 20 panel hearings in the first three months of this year alone, with 12 of these resulting in a reprimand and eight in a caution The Victorian …

A new pre-filled autoinjector for at-home administration of mepolizumab will be reimbursed by the PBS from 1 June Patients with severe refractory eosinophilic asthma can now choose to receive treatment …

Temporary measures allowing community pharmacists to provide one-month supply of a patient’s regular medication when they can’t get a script should be made permanent, argues rural group While COVID-19 and …

Symbicort is now PBS-listed for any form of asthma severity – mild, moderate or severe. So how should this change your conversations with patients asking for an OTC blue puffer? …

What’s the best way to support your pharmacy team during the pandemic? A recent webinar from AJP and PSS provides some valuable advice This week AJP and the Pharmacists’ Support …

They admitted to making false or misleading representations in the marketing of two pain relief products GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare Australia and Novartis Consumer Health Australasia have been ordered to pay …

There was a sharp rise in overall scripts processed in April compared to the same time last year, with particularly high demand for respiratory medicines Newly released data shows there …

A US pharmacist, who is alleged to have bought $300k worth of N95 masks and sold them at inflated prices, will face federal court over charges of hoarding, price gouging …

A pharmacist has signalled concerns about the “demise of community pharmacy” in the UK Community pharmacy may be under significant threat having been “damningly considered” as an “incomplete profession” over …

The international health organisation has temporarily suspended the hydroxychloroquine arm within its COVID-19 treatment trial in light of recent findings World Health Organization director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has confirmed the …

The next five years will be critical to lay the foundation for change, say pharmacists The 7CPA and the government’s 10-year Primary Health Care Plan will determine the profession’s sustainability …

A large observational study has linked hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine use to increased rates of mortality and heart arrhythmias in hospitalised COVID-19 patients A large observational study published in The Lancet has …