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Ventolin inhalers with a dose counter are now listed on the PBS, with a full transition to the new design expected by end of 2020 A dose counter has been …

A pregnant pharmacy assistant took time off work because of her COVID-19 risk, and was dismissed from her job The pregnant pharmacy assistant had been absent from work in the …

Several men have been arrested in Sydney over a series of alleged robberies, including one where pharmacy staff were threatened with machetes NSW Police has reported on the efforts of …

Pharmacy slammed by dog attack victim; UK pharmacists face racism; remdesivir ring caught Snodland, England: A pharmacy in Kent has come under fire after a patient with a facial injury …

Uber Eats and petrol station giant team up to provide home delivery medicines Uber Eats has teamed up with petrol company Ampol, formerly Caltex Australia, to deliver over-the-counter (OTC) pharmaceuticals …

How many Australian pharmacists receive sexual misconduct notifications, either by a colleague, employer or patient? Research led by Dr Marie Bismark, from the Melbourne School of Population and Global Health …

The true scope of pharmacy-based vaccination has been revealed in a new report by FIP Pharmacy-based vaccination is available in at least 36 countries and territories and has been proposed …

Prescribing by dentists is on the increase – particularly for antibiotics, opioids and benzodiazepines – but why are they prescribing more? University of Western Australia PhD scholar Dr Alex Park …

The Australian Medical Association has elected a new leadership team The AMA has elected a new President, Dr Omar Khorshid, and Vice President, Dr Chris Moy. The election, at the …

A pharmacist’s registration has been cancelled for two years after 50 forged scripts were dispensed and the equivalent of a box a day of diazepam a day went missing at …

The majority of AJP readers believe pharmacy staff are at higher risk of contracting COVID-19 and should be entitled to paid pandemic leave Pharmacists and pharmacy staff should receive paid …

South Australia has established an emergency fund to ensure community pharmacies can keep providing essential services Minister for Health and Wellbeing Stephen Wade announced the $200,000 emergency fund on Tuesday, …