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It’s been a busy week for the pharmacy profession, as we head towards next week’s World Pharmacists Day Queensland passed legislation which brings the state one step closer to real …

New proposals may see pharmacists dispensing downscheduled allergic rhinitis, migraine treatments, while caffeine powders are to be effectively banned The TGA’s medicine scheduling committee is set to rule on proposals …

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, …

Registration fees for pharmacists for 2019-20 will see one of the highest rates of increase among the health professions The national Boards for the regulated professions, and the Australian Health …

The Federal Government has decided to ban the sale of pure and highly concentrated caffeine food products, including pure caffeine powder, for personal consumption The ban comes after the Morrison …

A pharmacist has been reprimanded and her registration suspended for three months after she dispensed large amounts of anabolic steroids prescribed to one patient by two doctors A Melbourne pharmacist …

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 …

Moves to limit inappropriate use and prescribing of alprazolam have not had the intended effect, according to a new study The study, published in JAMA Network Open, sought to investigate …

Victoria’s Department of Health and Human Services has launched its 2019 campaign to educate the public about thunderstorm asthma, including where to seek help Following the disastrous 2016 thunderstorm asthma …

NY pharmacy closed after non-pharmacist owner arrested over oxycodone distribution; British pharmacists and students under stress; another Canadian pharmacist sanctioned over snooping in health records Staten Island, New York: A …