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Eight recipients of the 2020 Sirianni Scholarship for Future Pharmacist Leaders have been announced This years winners of the scholarship, donated by Frank and Mina Sirianni are:  Angelica Lagoda (QLD) …

New medicine options approved after problems hit supply of depression treatments  The Therapeutic Goods Administration has approved new overseas options after problems were revealed regarding the availability of a couple …

Staff member shaken after armed robbery, bystander honoured Geraldton, WA: Geraldton Detectives are investigating an armed robbery which took place in Geraldton on Sunday, 18 October 2020. “Around 7:20pm the …

More than 400,000 original electronic scripts have now been created in Australia, driven by rapid uptake in Melbourne and Victoria over the past six weeks The volume of e-prescriptions being …

France running out of flu jabs; “Deliveroo-style” pharmacy service smashes crowdfunding target; Māori pharmacist honoured France: Only a week into the annual campaign to encourage the French to be vaccinated …

The Pharmacy Board has reminded pharmacists to renew their general or non-practising registration by 30 November 2020 And the Board is offering some advice on registering during the coronavirus crisis, …

Overreliance on opioid dose as a predictor of problems needs to be addressed – and pharmacists may need help assessing other predictors Problematic opioid behaviours in people with chronic pain, …

Professor Jeff Hughes has been named as the 2020 recipient of the Fred J Boyd Award Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia President Peter Fowler made the announcement on Wednesday, …

Electronic scripts are set to roll out across Sydney Sydney’s five million residents will soon have access to electronic prescriptions, including communities from Hornsby shire in the north, to the …

Connie Arronis has been announced as the 2020 National Pharmacist of the Year by Discount Drug Stores Ms Arronis, who is Pharmacist Manager at Illawong Discount Drug Store (DDS), was …

Pharmacists have been on the receiving end of an increasing number of complaints, and even calls to police over medication supply, says this professional officer There has been an increase …

The TGA is investigating the safety of Valerian following a small number of reports of liver injury Noting common uses for Valeriana officinalis – such as to help manage nervousness, …