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Warning issued after the death of an immuno-compromised patient following Zostavax administration   The Therapeutic Goods Administration has reiterated previous warnings about administering the Zostavax shingles vaccine to patients with immune …

Ahpra has published a new guide which explains how the National Law is applied in the management of health practitioner notifications Ahpra’s new Regulatory Guide sets out how the National …

Stakeholders call for a pause in the easing of COVID-19 restrictions as the Guild wants pharmacy to be at the forefront of PPE distribution With nine Victorian public housing towers …

One doctor has accused the PSA of being “asleep at the wheel” in 7CPA negotiations, while another has declared that the Guild “enjoys a magical path of political favour” A …

COVID-19 infections have reached pharmacy, prompting a call for help with Government assistance Anthony Tassone, Victorian branch president of the Pharmacy Guild, says that the sector is beginning to feel …

Phenelzine supply halted, new minimum rates for pharmacy workers, APP2021 dates announced and more This week we heard that the sponsor of Nardil (phenelzine sulfate) tablets has notified the TGA …

Has there been a rise in the number of requests for emergency contraception during the pandemic? In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic it was suggested that pharmacists would see …

Victorian locum pharmacist forced into quarantine after taking a position in another state  A Victorian pharmacist is being forced by South Australian police to quarantine in a cabin after he …

Various groups have welcomed the appointment of Associate Professor Ruth Stewart to the role of National Rural Health Commissioner Rural health advocate, medical practitioner and researcher Associate Professor Ruth Stewart has …

Token model to go live outside of communities of interest in August, ADHA confirms, while Active Scripts List will roll out across the country in October E-prescribing is coming to …

Telehealth in lockdown meant 7 million fewer chances to transmit the coronavirus, say researchers from The University of Queensland Centaine Snoswell, Research Fellow Health Economics, The University of Queensland Anthony …

Louis Roller takes a look at a common but often stigmatised condition “The hardest thing about ADHD is it is ‘invisible’ to outsiders. People just assume that we are not …