One pharmacist-turned-doctor has argued that the two roles should be separate… or GPs should be allowed to dispense Pharmacists are the “last line of defence” to ensure medication errors do …

Owner censured by authority over a S8 register balance that didn’t tally up, while poisons were found stored in a drawer of the dispensary… Pharmacists have been reminded of their …

NZ community pharmacies are feeling the squeeze from “critical” staff shortages, with corporate-owned pharmacies and chains like Chemist Warehouse blamed for exacerbating the issue A New Zealand pharmacy owner has …

Pharmacists in the state are now able to administer more NIP-funded vaccines, while leaders say there is “no doubt” any future scope changes would reduce demand on GP workforce The …

The Ombudsman received a “record” number of complaints about the regulation of health practitioners over the past year, but how many related to pharmacy? This past financial year the office …

Millions of Pfizer’s Omicron bivalent vaccines are on the way as Health Minister announces date they will start being administered More than four million doses of Pfizer’s bivalent vaccine targeting …

What factors lead to opioid dependence? Researchers share findings, but warn that limits on pain medication—including paracetamol—may have a major impact on chronic pain With guidelines and restrictions brought in …

Are you a pharmacist who was affected by the pandemic, or was it “business as usual” for you? The AJP recently covered an Australian study that explored contrasting experiences of …

Community pharmacists at higher risk of burnout with increased workload and overtime work, rude patients, emotional exhaustion and lack of PPE, study finds An Australian study has explored contrasting experiences …

An Australian-made online “serious gaming” platform is helping pharmacists practise patient care in a safe learning environment Researchers at Curtin University in Western Australia have developed a novel online interactive …

NSW Health issues update on new wider range of public health and travel vaccines for pharmacists to administer The NSW Ministry of Health has provided details on the expanded range …

“Nangs” now rescheduled with restrictions introduced in some states, as experts warn of serious risks for the increasingly popular drug With nitrous oxide reclassified as a Schedule 6 poison from …