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ACT community pharmacists have been given the green light to administer flu vaccinations to their patients in time for the upcoming flu season. The President of the Pharmacy Guild of …

Our weekly wrapup of pharmacy news from around the world South London, UK: Thousands of people have signed a petition against cuts to pharmacy services at a series of public …

Australia needs a significant shift in how it discusses drug use, says Angelo Pricolo, a member of the PSA’s Harm Minimisation Committee and a National Councillor with the Pharmacy Guild …

A Melbourne man has been sentenced to four years’ imprisonment following a string of offences which included the armed robbery of a pharmacy and highlighted the significant impact such robberies …

Pharmacists are one of a list of 15 professions released by dating app Tinder containing its most swiped-right occupations. But there’s a catch – only female pharmacists made the cut. …

The importance of correctly storing and recording transactions of Schedule 8 medicines has been reinforced by three recent pharmacy disciplinary hearings. Schedule 8 medicines were the common factor in each …

Now that new generation medicines for hepatitis C have been subsidised on the PBS, the Government needs to invest in raising awareness about them and the disease, stakeholders say. In …

Here are yesterday’s posts to AusPharmList. Faxing dispensing histories to hospitals……. Adam Harradine Re: 20 years of AusPharm……. Karalyn Huxhagen Re: The NEW Auspharmlist……. Sadek Othman Re: No conflict of …

Using mail-order pharmacies may help stroke patients improve their medicines compliance significantly, a new study has found. The researchers conducted cross-sectional analyses of patients discharged with ischaemic stroke who were …

The World Health Organisation has announced its recommended formulation for influenza vaccines to be used in the Northern Hemisphere winter 2016-17. The periodic replacement of virus strains contained in influenza …

Type 1 diabetes may be associated with increased risk of some cancer types, say researchers. Type 1 diabetes may be associated with an increased risk of various cancer types including cancers …

Consumers are choosing the Medicare Safety Net over the $1 script copayment discount, says pharmacy consultant Peter Feros, who has financial interests in Cincotta Discount Chemist. “In the 12 pharmacies …