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For South Australian pharmacists about to start participating, there are lessons to be learned from UTI services around the country, writes PDL Beginning on 1 March 2024, South Australian pharmacists …

With the Tasmanian pilot to go live on 1 March, PDL has some advice Tasmanian pharmacists may be aware of the Tasmanian Community Pharmacy Program, scheduled to go live on …

PDL has some advice on common incidents involving the Opioid Therapy Program, following last year’s changes Pharmacists have admirably navigated the changes to the provision of the Opioid Therapy Program …

PDL offers some timely advice on some of the risks and areas to focus on when administering medicines by injection In recent years, the pharmacy profession has seen significant expansion …

Next in our review of 2023, the year’s ten most viewed alerts and advice for pharmacists from PDL   Mounjaro update Practising ‘good’ dispensing Focusing on patient privacy Be alert but …

With the availability of the latest Pfizer (COMIRNATY®) Omicron XBB.1.5 vaccine, indicated for 12 years and over, there may be potential for selection or administration error, writes PDL This is …

Meridian Lawyers has collaborated with PDL to prepare an article about professional boundaries and the types of conduct that are likely to be the subject of complaint to regulators.   …

Every year, PDL receives calls from pharmacists who have overlooked their Pharmacy Board of Australia (PBA) registration renewal.   This may happen due to renewal reminders being quarantined in junk …

The prescribing and supply of medicinal cannabis is a rapidly expanding area of practice in Australia With this emerging field comes the need for comprehensive risk management considerations and strategies …

PDL has some advice on off-label prescribing and their role in promoting the appropriate and safe use of these medicines Off-label prescribing occurs when a medication is used for a …

From single use vials, to explaining off-label prescribing and educating patients on administration, PDL has some advice on Mounjaro In recent weeks, the PDL Professional Officers have received a number …

A culture focusing on patient safety is essential, and the reporting of errors, near misses and concerns is a critical part of this. PDL has some tips for building a …