Researchers call for practice guidelines on nicotine vaping products to be developed for pharmacy staff, but Chief Medical Officer urges caution in light of seventh US death Use of nicotine …

Pharmacist criticised after losing unfair dismissal case, with Commission finding in favour of the pharmacy employer A pharmacist who claimed she was unfairly dismissed has lost her application before the …

The shopkeeper, the grocer, the locum, the homeopath, the community pharmacist… one researcher has attempted to classify pharmacists into various categories Pharmacists are not a homogeneous group, yet little attention …

What you said: we round up some of the latest comments from across the AJP website so far this month Comments may be slightly edited for brevity or accuracy purposes. …

Pharmacy Board reminds pharmacists of their obligations when advertising health services, and warns about steep penalties for breaches—up to $10,000 per offence To protect consumers, the National Law has provisions …

A pharmacist has been ordered to pay costs to the Pharmacy Board after fighting against conditions to undergo alcohol screening A former pharmacy owner has been ordered to pay costs …

A community pharmacist has responded to a column that referred to the profession as ‘usurpers’ who only have ‘dispensing degrees’ An outraged community pharmacist has responded to a recently penned …

Call for Federal, State and Territory governments to work together to promote pharmacists’ role, and ‘nurture’ the 5700-strong community pharmacy network The PBS is a strong system of universal access …

NSW minister highlights pharmacist role but says supportive regulations need to be made, while panellist points out lack of remuneration “I am one of the biggest fans of pharmacists,” said …

Doc group argues for GP-owned dispensing pharmacists, but Guild says it’s a “tit-for-tat” reaction to “battery hen” medicine—while PSA maintains separation of prescribing and dispensing is “paramount” The Australian Medical …

New indication means budesonide/formoterol can be prescribed as needed (PRN) for patients with mild asthma, without daily maintenance treatment Symbicort Turbuhaler 200/6 and Symbicort Rapihaler 100/3 can now be prescribed …

Top researcher calls for independent prescribing and pharmacist recognition as medical professionals, telling doctors to ‘get over it’ Pharmacists are medical professionals, just as doctors are, Professor Ross Tsuyuki told …