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An audit of GP practices in NSW has found that 33 out of the 44 potentially high-risk clinics examined did not meet vaccine storage standards “NSW Health undertook an audit …

The recent devastating bushfires have meant pharmacists have needed to dispense emergency supplies of medications without prescriptions. PDL advises on how this can be done without putting your patients, or …

The South Australian Government has announced that it will improve medicines access for patients affected by bushfires, in a move welcomed by the Guild and PSA State Minister for Health …

Do you think more needs to be done to prevent the health impacts of climate change? International scientific consensus is that Earth’s climate is warming, primarily due to human activities, …

Pharmacy Alliance has established a bushfire appeal and aims to raise a quarter of a million dollars to help affected people The group plans to raise the funds to help …

A formerly registered pharmacist has been reprimanded after he bypassed the Australian Therapeutic Goods Regulatory Framework to import drugs not registered on the ARTG The Pharmacy Board has issued a …

The anxiety caused by poor air quality and the rush on face masks is causing more trouble than the damage from bushfire smoke, says one pharmacist on the ground in …

The TGA has issued a statement letting Australians know that they do not need to stockpile or over-order supplies of salbutamol inhalers – and that pharmacies can advertise they have …

A new clinical document has been launched within My Health Record to reduce medication-related problems in Australia The Australian Digital Health Agency has launched a new clinical document, the Pharmacist …

Government promises funding for expanded mental health services including free counselling for bushfire-affected people and training for frontline personnel including pharmacists Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced an initial $76 …

The Australian College of Pharmacy’s Board will now hold a general meeting allowing members to debate in person on the controversial proposal for the College to be restructured The meeting …

Government passes emergency measures to ensure patients affected by bushfires can access PBS subsidy for medicines when doctor’s script not immediately available Continued dispensing arrangements have been extended to PBS …