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UK pharmacy locums are set to boycott Tesco next month after news earlier this year that the supermarket giant would slash its hourly locum rate. One Voice Pharmacy, which says …

Three quarters of pregnant women are not adhering to recommended folic acid and iodine supplementation guidelines  An online survey of 857 pregnant women found only 23% adhered to iodine supplement …

Peter Miller of Miller’s Pharmacy, Yass was named the fastest pharmacist and winner of the Medici Capital Pharmacy Ski Cup at this year’s Snow Business conference, with a time of …

The Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand has named its pharmacist of the year: Tanya du Plessis, the infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Stewardship pharmacist at Middlemore Hospital. Du Plessis is the …

Protect vulnerable people as flu cases rise: NSW Health People with flu symptoms have been warned to stay away from aged care facilities and vulnerable groups following a spike in …

Several current topics on the AJP Discussion Forum are attracting attention from AJP readers. In light of recent comments is paracetamol still a useful analgesic? Click here to read the …

Consumers might prefer to buy medicines in pharmacies, but they’re more likely to ask GPs about new medicines Four out of five Australians usually buy OTC and complementary medicines from …

A pharmacist who supplied a man who later overdosed with zopiclone and codeine has been sentenced to 10 months’ home detention and 200 hours’ community work. Terrence Wong, also known …

We take a look at the last week in pharmacy Several pharmacists have done the profession proud over the last week: Olympian Madeline Hills beat her personal best to come …

Helping patients understand that OTCs and CMs are medicines is one of several ways in which pharmacists can help improve medicines literacy amongst Australians, says NPS MedicineWise CEO Dr Lynn …

The ABC’s The Checkout has again taken aim at pharmacy in a piece examining cold and flu remedies which one pharmacist says is timely, given scrutiny on the profession from …

Owners of one of Australia’s largest discount pharmacy chains had 19 grounds of appeal dismissed by the Federal Court Chemist Warehouse (CWH) owners Mario Verrocchi and Jack Gance had previously …