Three health professionals have been found guilty of professional misconduct in separate cases related to drugs, including use of false prescriptions Two nurses and a doctor, all from Queensland, have …

A Sydney GP who was found guilty of murdering his wife, using insulin meant for another patient, has been deregistered On 8 December 2016, former doctor Brian Kenneth Crickitt was …

Number one: pharmacists are an integral part of the healthcare team… Early career pharmacists in the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) and the International Pharmaceutical Students Federation (IPSF) have examined what …

Measles notifications have hit 173 across Australia for this year up to September, far surpassing the number for 2018 and 2017… Cases of measles, a very contagious viral illness that …

People with medical conditions such as asthma, COPD, arthritis, cancer and depression are more likely to report marijuana use, according to a new study A large US study has looked …

A GP has been cleared of inappropriate treatment after a combination of prescription and non-prescription drugs contributed to a patient’s death Combined toxicity of prescription and non-prescription drugs contributed to …

New fixed-dosed two-drug regimen approved for HIV—reducing patient exposure and potential drug interactions compared to usual pills containing three or more medicines The TGA has approved Dovato (dolutegravir and lamivudine), …

Capital Chemist Wanniassa has congratulated an award-winning practitioner from among its ranks Nurse Practitioner Chris Helms was recently awarded the prestigious ‘Nurse Practitioner of the Year’ at the annual Australian …

A Sydney GP is facing a tribunal after a pharmacist reported him for being “off his face”, and for prescribing oxycodone to a family member The NSW Civil and Administrative …

A systematic review has found medication reviews identified up to four problems per patient, with generally high acceptance of pharmacist recommendations Collaborative medication reviews are successful at identifying and resolving medication-related problems, …

Workplace investigations continue to show that employees are being paid less than their legal entitlements, according to the pharmacist union Across Australia, workplace investigations continue to show that employees are …

How many general practices employ pharmacists, and how many pharmacies are co-located with general practices across the country? GPs work predominantly in group practices and many also work alongside other …