A new report from NDARC has highlighted the importance of helping people at risk of overdose from pharmaceutical drugs The National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre at UNSW Sydney has …

Jamie Triccas, University of Sydney, looks at the third vaccine for which Australia has a deal As AstraZeneca is no longer the preferred vaccine for Australian adults under 50, attention …

Pharmacists are increasingly vocal in their complaints about pay and conditions, especially in the community sector  Pharmacy has proved its value, indeed its necessity, to the Australian public and government …

Pharmacist gives women anti-rabies jab instead of COVID vaccine; apology after expired vaccines given in Canada; NZ pharmacist recounts robbery Shamli, India: A pharmacist has been suspended from practice after …

Many pharmacies did a “roaring trade” during the COVID-19 pandemic, says one union in opposing a potential wage freeze for award-reliant workers, including pharmacy assistants The Fair Work Commission is …

Coroner investigates a woman’s rare and inadvertent death from off-label use of baclofen This story contains details that may distress some readers. Caution is advised. A Victorian Coroner has attributed …

One stakeholder has warned against apathy about the flu vaccine this year, as the TGA outlines the 2021 variants in the jab In this week’s edition of Pharmacy Guild newsletter …

Community pharmacies receive support from NSW Minister for Health on NIP access NSW Minister for Health Brad Hazzard has indicated his support for community pharmacy access to vaccines under the …

After our phenomenal virtual contest in 2020, this year’s will be by remote or on-site entry at APP2021 [Above: People’s Choice winner 2020, Luisa Carriglio with ‘Pharmacy Song’] The contest …

Angelo Pricolo reflects on experiencing racism as a kid in the 1970s… and how it’s shaped his approach to his patients Growing up Italian in Australia in the 70s was …

What are the APP2021 sessions you can’t afford to miss? Here’s ten of the best APP chairman Kos Sclavos runs through the twenty key sessions not to miss at the …

Do pharmacists have indemnity cover for giving a COVID-19 vaccine? PDL has a full update on the 2021 vaccination season The 2021 vaccination season is upon us with many pharmacies …