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A Fair Work Commission decision to grant Victoria’s paramedics a significant pay rise reveals a pathway for community pharmacists to make similar inroads in their campaign to lift pay, says …

The Pharmacy Practitioner Development Committee, a profession-wide collaborative forum, has commenced consultation on a revised draft of the profession’s competency standards framework. Following the national public consultation activities of 2015, …

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The Pharmacists’ Support Service has extended its condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of pharmacist Margo Kliendienst. Kliendienst was a Sunshine Coast pharmacist who owned pharmacies in Nambour and …

Profession waits for more information on professional service future Community pharmacists are waiting for further news on the timeline for the first tranche of 6CPA professional service trial programs. Federal …

Pharmacists reminded to get their vax service ads right Pharmacies are being reminded that they may only advertise a ‘vaccination service’ to the public and not the actual vaccines themselves. …

New report prompts debate about the representation of women in pharmacy leadership The relative absence of women in leadership roles in pharmacy has again been raised as an issue after …

Medical cannabis will be a long-term prospect, and many patients have unrealistic expectations of the drug Legislation on medicinal cannabis is a good move for the management of health conditions …

A review into the safety and efficacy of OTC codeine-containing medicines reports mixed findings The Australian review concluded that the drugs do provide significant pain relief but with little evidence of …

With visits from the Health Minister and the Remuneration and Regulation review panel chief, APP 2016 was always going to be huge. Here Pharmacy Guild of Australia executive director David …

Pharmacists ‘welcomed’ in unusual promotion Those who have ever attended an APP conference will know that Broadbeach in the vicinity of the conference center and Jupiters becomes a kind of …

Vitamin batch recalled due to possible incorrect tablet inclusion A single batch of Betamin 100 mg vitamin B1 tablets is being recalled by the TGA, in collaboration with manufacturer Sanofi. …