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A pharmacist has been reprimanded after she dispensed a lethal dose of methotrexate, despite her concerns, to a man who then died The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal has heard …

An award-winning pharmacy team describes how they delivered chemotherapy to patients during the pandemic The WA Country Health Service (WACHS) TeleChemotherapy Pharmacy team has received national recognition from the Society of …

Happy new year to all our readers! The long-awaited COVID-19 vaccine dominated headlines this week…. Kicking off 2021, we heard the Federal government announce the acceleration of the COVID-19 vaccination …

What are the topics and issues our readers have been focusing on over the Christmas and New year period?  Crime, regulatory issues and pay dominated the list of our most …

New batch of replacement medicines approved for use in Australia to combat ongoing medicines shortages   The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has announced some new updates to the list of Section …

“Not on”: A Brisbane pharmacy was criticised by the state’s Opposition Leader for its disposable mask prices in a subsequently deleted Facebook post The pharmacy in Brisbane’s north was criticised …

Urgent call for funded COVID-19 vaccination by community pharmacists, regulatory change and millions for pharmacy services from NSW Budget PSA’s NSW branch is calling on the government to pass regulatory …

Pharmacist accused of vaccine sabotage suspended; British domestic abuse safety campaign launched; Israeli pharmacist accidentally receives quadruple dose of COVID-19 vaccine Wisconsin, US: A pharmacist accused of sabotaging COVID-19 vaccines …

Keep COVID vaccine out of discount stores and shopping centres: AMA says The Australian Medical Association has called for COVID-19 vaccinations to be kept away from common community pharmacy locations. …

TGA issues warning on medicines containing the ingredient Eucommia ulmoides Pharmacists are advised that products in their pharmacy containing Eucommia ulmoides, often used in Chinese herbal medicine formulations that purport …

Pharmacy groups applaud Health Minister’s comments that pharmacists are to be involved in COVID-19 vaccine delivery  Health Minister Greg Hunt has said Australian community pharmacies will become involved during phase …

APP2021 has secured Austrade grant support that allows delegates and exhibitors to potentially recoup costs The Pharmacy Guild of Australia, Queensland Branch, announced this week they have been successful in …