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Coroner calls delay of real-time monitoring in WA “frustrating” and pleads for urgency following the death of a young army veteran The WA Coroner has found that real-time monitoring would …

Australian research backs the cost effectiveness of Pharmacist-only oral contraceptive rescheduling Down scheduling oral contraceptives to pharmacist-only would prove to be cost-effective, an Australian study claims. In 2015 the TGA …

The rollout of SafeScript is highlighting the sheer number of Victorians at risk of harm from medicines of concern – and one program is offering to help Earlier this month, …

A man who threatened to taser a Chemist Warehouse security guard has been handed a suspended sentence The Herald Sun reports that Samuel George Tzeegankoff pleaded guilty to aggravated robbery, …

Western Australian pharmacists are not presenting patients with inappropriate charges regarding the flu vaccine, says a Guild spokesperson An article which appeared in The West Australian on Wednesday criticised pharmacies …

A leading hospital pharmacist has announced South Australia’s new advice on infant teething gel, asking parents not to use lidocaine gels Deputy Director of Pharmacy at the Women’s and Children’s …

Sandoz Australia, in consultation with the TGA, is recalling two batches of Curam Duo 400/57 The affected batch numbers are JC5418 and JC5419, both with expiry date July 2021. The …

Opioid volume drops in the US; first US state gets online naloxone; England gets first click-and-collect meds lockers in supermarkets US: The United States saw a 17% fall in prescription …

Leading pharmacist researcher draws attention to prescribing of psychotropics in aged care settings Pharmacists can improve medication safety by drawing attention to high doses and following up on interactions, Dr …

The Australian Pharmacy Council has announced the re-appointment of four directors to its Board Each of the directors have been appointed for a second term of three years as and …

A Priceline Pharmacy is among a number of locations visited by a person who may have been able to transmit measles, as Victoria Health issues another warning about the disease …

Stakeholders have reiterated support for Richmond’s supervised injecting facility, following a Herald Sun article which reported the facility was attracting poor behaviour Writing in the Herald Sun on Tuesday, Monique …