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Your April AJP magazine should be arriving in your mail box this week. Let’s take a sneak peek at what’s in this edition Among the highlights in our April magazine …

Mandatory notifications: A pharmacy council shares what this pharmacist did when faced with a medical practitioner attempting to self-prescribe diazepam The Pharmacy Council of NSW has shared a case of …

‘We’re ready to go’: Pharmacy Guild signals one-month delay for COVID-19 vaccine rollout in community pharmacies as government misses March target The COVID-19 vaccine rollout in community pharmacies has been …

Minister and health officials talk up Australia’s vaccine program as first clotting case emerges and questions over speed continue Health Minister Greg Hunt and leading medical officials have moved to …

Ownership provisions were under the spotlight this week, plus there were updates on the Active Script List model, real-time monitoring and active ingredient prescribing This week we heard that active …

While vaccination in pharmacy is maturing and now seen as an essential service, COVID-19 vaccination services won’t just be a simple add-on, warns Karalyn Huxhagen 2021 is the year that …

Looking into inequities ‘unmasked’ by the pandemic The International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) has published its latest collection of articles on equity and equality in pharmacy. The 2020 FIP-EquityRx Collection focuses …

Guild announces new National Council Committees and Chairs The Pharmacy Guild of Australia’s new National Council have recently met in South Australia to bring on board its new councillors. This …

Irish pharmacists pile into vaccination centre and abuse workers; US pharmacist turns TikTok sleuth on  vaccination faking; appeal to examine whether UK pharmacist’s comments were antisemitic Cork, Ireland: COVID-19 vaccination …

Chronic respiratory diseases pose a substantial health burden in Australia1 and many people are likely to be using inhaled medications to manage them. However, most patients don’t use their inhaler …

A review of the recent changes to prescription medicine listings and new product listings Our monthly review of medicine listing changes, from MIMS Australia New Products Budesonide (Jorveza) is a …

Australia is falling behind in tracking and tracing medicines through the supply chain, say experts Australia is falling well behind a number of other countries in its systems to ‘track …