More than 830,000 AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines manufactured in Melbourne will be released for supply The TGA has approved release of the first four batches of the Melbourne-manufactured AstraZeneca vaccine, totalling …

More than half of fatal drug poisonings involving the antipsychotic clozapine are unintentional, according to new research based on Australian coronial data Among fatal drug poisonings reported in Australia over …

A pharmacist accidentally gave a patient almost seven times his usual dose of methadone, then allowed him to drive home afterwards A registered pharmacist from New Zealand has been ordered …

What are the most common medicine self-administration errors? Pharmacist researchers Dr Ramesh Walpola and Fatma Aldila from the School of Population Health, UNSW have conducted a systematic review to identify …

Trent Twomey has been announced as the new national president of the Pharmacy Guild The National Council of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia has declared Professor Trent Twomey as the …

Cases of anaphylaxis reported with Pfizer and AstraZeneca jabs, as TGA advises on blood clots More than 183,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine, including over 20,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine, have …

There are two mass vaccination programs running in parallel to one another with some juggling involved, advises Guild leader Phase 1B of Australia’s COVID-19 vaccine program kicked off on Monday …

Pharmacy Guild Queensland branch president Trent Twomey accepts nomination for national president role Professor Trent Twomey is the single nominee for the presidency of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia, with …

Commonwealth announces extension of COVID-19 emergency measures, including continued dispensing and home medicines delivery, to end of year The Federal Government has announced $1.1 billion towards extending the national COVID-19 …

A GP who mistakenly prescribed Roaccutane to a girl on a pharmacist’s advice, and whose morphine script saw a baby overdose, has been suspended A GP and medical centre owner …

Outstanding pharmacists honoured in state awards, including Pharmacy of the Year, ECP of the Year and Intern of the Year The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia’s NSW and SA branches have …

George Tambassis says goodbye to an “exciting… and at times, frustrating” term as national president in final column With the new national president-elect of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia to …