COVID-19 testing in pharmacies will spread the disease “like wildfire” says union in declaring safety ban of trial, while PSA calls for moratorium Professional Pharmacists Australia (PPA) has called on …

A Sydney pharmacist who recently underwent a vaccination audit with just 48 hours’ notice shares what she learnt from the experience … and how to prepare Last month, NSW Health …

A Sydney proprietor received that dreaded call: a person infected with COVID had been in their pharmacy… here’s what happened next On Monday 31 August, a man who was infected …

‘He came into the pharmacy, in tears’: How Australian pharmacists are playing a role in reducing opioid deaths The Penington Institute released Australia’s Annual Overdose Report 2020 this Monday to …

Pharmacy staff member loses unfair dismissal application On 30 June, a former pharmacy staff member lodged an application asserting that the termination of her employment at a Melbourne pharmacy on …

The NSW medical practitioner has appealed his suspension following a complaint of excessive prescribing of opiates and benzodiazepines The Medical Council of NSW suspended a GP’s registration from 13 May …

It is “absolutely perverse” that community pharmacies have to contemplate the choice of dispensing high cost drugs that may impact on their eligibility for funding support, says Guild leader The …

Business woes, legal drama and downschedule decisions… what happened in pharmacy this week? Early in the week we heard from the Pharmacy Guild that some community pharmacies are doing it …

The Federal Court of Australia has ordered the Australian Community Pharmacy Authority to reconsider a pharmacy’s application for approval A company has successfully contended a 26 June decision made by …

Proposal for combination asthma inhalers to be downscheduled to Pharmacist Only with Appendix M controls for ‘as needed’ use A request has been made for the TGA to downschedule budesonide-formoterol …

Locum pharmacists have shown resilience during the pandemic as they have dealt with changing border restrictions and ongoing lockdowns Pharmacists have shown that they are “willing to step in and …

The student body has announced its newly elected Chairs for the 2020-21 term The National Australian Pharmacy Students’ Association is pleased to announce its new Chairs: Alumni Chair: Sophie Keating …