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What twitter was saying about APP2016 The social media wires were running hot at APP 2016 – the biggest event of the pharmacy year. Here’s a selection of some of …

A MESSAGE LOST IN SPACE In December last year, PDL sent out a practice alert to its members warning them of one of the pitfalls in dispensing that was identified …

You must be compared to other retailers, review chief tells pharmacists The federal government’s ongoing review of pharmacy remuneration and regulation must consider community pharmacies as retail outlets, its chairman …

Half of workers report that they are sitting often or for all of the time they are at work, prompting Safe Work Australia to urge Australians to reduce their time …

Pharmacy is set to see more delistings and stock shortages this year as a result of simplified price disclosure, GBMA president Belinda Wood warned over the weekend. Presenting at APP2016, …

Alzheimer’s Australia and NPS MedicineWise have launched a campaign to educate and empower people living with a diagnosis of dementia—and the people involved in their care—about their rights when it …

Soft drinks tax hikes in the UK is “absurd” and will not end the global obesity epidemic, says the Australian Beverages Council. Its CEO Geoff Parker says the move is …

Pharmacists are set to be pulled towards the centre of a rapidly changing community care model where digital health, changes in remuneration for health professionals and health provision teams are creating the …

All bets are off for remuneration and regulation, review boss tells pharmacists Community pharmacy has to ask confronting questions about how it operates, what it sells, what it is willing …

Jessica Cahill has been named Guild Intern of the Year 2016. Cahill was honoured with the award for her demonstration of key skills and attributes required to meet the varied …

New pharmacy training to understand and dispense the new direct acting antiviral oral regimens for Hepatitis C will be available in May, but pharmacists need to learn as much as …

“The days of handing out prescriptions like you’re flipping hamburgers are gone for ever” Carlo Berardi, chair, Canadian Pharmacists Association “How can you invest or commit to your pharmacy if …