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Time is almost up for registration renewals, and there are new photo ID requirements, the Pharmacy Board says The Pharmacy Board of Australia has issued a reminder that those who …

Outdated laws are hampering pharmacists from helping to provide timely, effective treatment to displaced people, say researchers Researchers from the Queensland University of Technology say that the legal barriers pharmacists …

Oregon woman trashes pharmacy, causes $146k damage; pharmacy sued after revealing woman’s transgender and HIV status; NZ tardy on pharmacist measles vaccination Portland, Oregon: A woman caused an estimated USD$100,000 …

A pharmacist has been reprimanded after supplying herself with prescription medications while on duty, altering pharmacy records and making several dispensing errors In late 2015 the pharmacist returned from maternity …

What the latest AHPRA snapshot data tells us about pharmacist misdemeanors and demographics The Pharmacy Board of Australia has released a snapshot of the profession in its end-of-financial year report, …

Outer suburbs petition Parliament to advise Minister on using location rule discretionary power Federal Parliament has heard a petition from the citizens of some outer Sydney suburbs claiming pharmacy location …

A bill is being considered to give the government more powers to investigate PBS and MBS fraud, including claims for medicines that have not been supplied Health Minister Greg Hunt …

Streamlined authority codes for risperidone will change from 1 January 2020, in line with PM’s response to Aged Care Royal Commission’s Interim Report Commencing 1 January 2020, the PBS listings …

With changes to mandatory notifications to take effect soon, we look at case studies of what constitutes impairment as AHPRA encourages registered practitioners to seek help for their own health …

A new suicide prevention program is encouraging health care professionals to help support their patients’ mental health #YouCanTalk is urging all Australians to play a more active role in preventing …

Moves to eradicate deadly staph using a new breed of antibiotics have revealed promising results QUT researchers have developed hybrid antibiotics designed to penetrate the shield protecting invasive golden staph …

Doctors are actively prescribing placebos, a new Australian study has shown: and now, one stakeholder has urged patients not to always expect a medicine Mainstream media have reported on a …