AJP takes a look back at this week’s best reader comments Our interview with Saxby Pharmacy’s and Friends of Science in Medicine’s Ian Carr, “Naturopathy: if it wasn’t so serious …

Healthcare is moving towards integrative medicine, says a spokesperson for Blackmores, citing data which shows eight out of 10 Australian pharmacists take supplements themselves. Earlier this week, Friends of Science …

Codeine rescheduling decision deferred again as naproxen stays S2 The TGA has once again delayed announcing its final decision on the rescheduling fate of codeine-containing medicines. In its latest release …

PDL has already received reports of dispensing errors from pharmacists lacking awareness of the recent additions to the available range of strengths for Norspan patches and Targin tablets. Norspan is …

An editorial in a GP magazine which queried the existence of community pharmacies has been criticised by editor of Scotland’s Pharmacy in Practice Ross Ferguson, who says the original article …

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Organisers for the inaugural Pharmacy Connect conference are delighted to announce that the full event program is now available online. Conference Convenor Kos Sclavos says that the program offers a …

As the ‘flu vaccination season starts drawing to an end, here are some reflections: Not enough quadrivalent Punters don’t want trivalent GPs respond to competitive pressure by advertising and running …

Our weekly wrapup of pharmacy news from around the world Nottingham, UK: A pharmacist has been criticised in UK media for allegedly putting a towel over the head of a …

An article on bank lending behaviour for pharmacy businesses over the weekend may have implied that the Government was currently considering deregulating pharmacy, but its warning to pharmacy remains valid, …

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has pulled the trigger for a double dissolution election – but how will it impact pharmacy? There’s been precious little mention of health promises from any …

Pharmacists have come equal second in this year’s Roy Morgan Image of Professions Survey, again second only to nurses. A very large majority of Australians aged 14 and over rated …