As new laws regarding the prescribing, dispensing and cultivation of medicinal cannabis come into play, pharmacists have an essential role in ensuring patients receive the right advice Since legislative changes …

Tight scheduling restrictions are being imposed on caffeine powders Currently unregulated caffeine powders are to be included as scheduled medicines, after an interim decision announced by the Therapeutic Goods Administration …

Pharmacy is a “touch point” which could be used to help social prescribing for people who feel isolated – but such assistance often remains unfunded A new report from the …

Annual survey finds positive attitudes towards future employment, however concern remains around hospital placements, wages and the growth of discount pharmacies Students are feeling positive about their future employment, according …

Pharmacological treatment for obesity; hormone therapy for postmenopausal women; and mepolizumab in patients with severe asthma… Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Pharmacological Treatment for …

Demand for pharmacists has almost trebled, according to data from job site Indeed – but has this translated into a rise in pay? The fastest growing jobs in Australia are …

Scheduling decisions see migraine treatments move to Pharmacist Only status, while liquid paracetamol S2 sales to be restricted from mid-year Proposed medicines scheduling changes will see the migraine treatments Sumatriptan …

Pharmacists at the Mater Hospital in Brisbane have started dispensing drugs for free to protest proposed pay cuts On Monday, Mater Hospital received a 65% ‘no’ vote to its proposed …

Revised guidelines for mandatory notifications have been released as changes are set to come into effect early next month With amendments to the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law having been passed …

Andrew McManus talks cyber security and pharmacy… Globally it is estimated that there is a successful ransomware attack every 14 seconds1. This means that every 14 seconds, businesses and individuals …

Warning issued over products claiming to prevent or treat coronavirus  The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has issued a warning to consumers about products that are on sale with claims they …

Community pharmacy needs to learn from, and correct, its past mistakes if it is to remain competitive, say Bruce Annabel and Mal Scrymgeour One of us had a school friend …