“I think the collapse of the system is inevitable and imminent, for multiple reasons,” a high-profile drug reform and harm minimisation advocate says of the plan to sell vapes as …

Palliative patients in the private, rural and remote sectors are being hit extra hard by the continued shortages of key pain relieving medications, stakeholder warns “Patients who are reaching the …

New supplementary labels have been created to help explain inspiratory flow rate The fact that 94% of Australians don’t use their asthma inhalers correctly has led to the development of …

Government must support employee pharmacists if new vaping laws are to be successful  Employee pharmacists fear they will face increased workloads and be exposed to aggressive and abusive patient behaviour, because …

Owners urged to consider the costs of hiring new staff before saying ‘no’ to a request for a pay increase  Hiring new staff is costly, and employers might be better …

Legislation restricting the supply of nicotine vaping products to pharmacies is likely to be repealed, the former head of the ABF’s tobacco strike force says  The federal government’s move to …

Compounding pharmacy inspection finds “failures of good pharmacy practice” The Victorian Pharmacy Authority has made a statement outlining that it has placed a condition on the premises registration of Willby’s …

Pharmacists need to mindful of online scams attempting to access their myGov accounts when filing tax returns, writes Victoria Le, senior manager, compliance and valuations at Peak Strategies With the …

Workplace news was making waves this week, with careers advice and wellbeing on the agenda Complete Care Pharmacy, Rosny Park, owner Kristina Fox, told the Pharmacy Careers Summit that young …

Low humidity, indoor heating, and hot showers can contribute to dry skin and exacerbate pre-existing skin conditions. Pharmacists can be at the ready to assist customers in preventing and managing …

Credentialed pharmacists working in rural locations are being invited to play their part in encouraging students to get a taste of pharmacy outside of metropolitan areas  Rural pharmacists working in …

Telehealth businesses, including a compounding chemist, have been targeted by the TGA for alleged unlawful advertising of weight loss medicines The Therapeutic Goods Administration has issued 21 infringement notices totalling …