Demand is ‘far exceeding’ previous years as patients get vaccinated earlier amidst coronavirus pandemic There has been a year-on-year increase of more than 300% for flu vaccinations administered in pharmacies, …

Increased demand caused by COVID-19 has seen more medicines delivered to the community over this period than at any other time in Australia’s history, says NPSA Australian wholesalers distributed more …

Australia’s first paperless electronic prescription in primary care was successfully prescribed and dispensed on Wednesday The e-script, which used the “token” model, was prescribed by Dr David Corbet at Anglesea …

Pharmacy support services report a “huge” volume increase in calls as pharmacists reach out amidst worries about health, patient conflict, staff difficulties, errors and more PSA hosted a webinar on …

This is only the beginning, says SHPA president Peter Fowler, but pharmacists and technicians ‘will get through this together’ Mr Fowler, who is a specialist pharmacist in critical care at …

Negotiations are continuing despite the added difficulty of COVID-19, says the Pharmacy Guild Despite the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 emergency, negotiations with the Federal Government are continuing towards a …

Researchers have warned that community pharmacy could “unwittingly become a hub for COVID-19 transmission” without strict preventative measures in place, as it is often a first point of contact for …

A community pharmacist shared concerns to regulators about the high number of oxycodone scripts from a dentist, leading them to uncover prescribing practices that “horrified” an expert witness A dentist …

A brief summary of advice from leading pharmacists on the telehealth changes that have recently occurred Due to changes passed this month in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, eligible …

A coroner has made AHPRA notifications about two health practitioners after a young woman unexpectedly died the day after her methadone dose was bumped up The Victorian woman, who was …

5 highlights from NPS MedicineWise’s new comprehensive update for health professionals on the use hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19 NPS MedicineWise has added a new article that reviews the latest evidence on …

The pharmacy union has filed an application with the Fair Work Commission to have paid pandemic leave entitlements inserted into the Pharmacy Industry Award Professional Pharmacists Australia (PPA), along with …