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A national vaccine safety surveillance program, AusVaxSafety, is to accompany the rollout of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine AusVaxSafety is working with the University of Western Australia and medication management platform …

Pharmacy Guild, PDL welcome “common sense” scheme that offers a safety net to Australians receiving COVID-19 vaccines and protection to pharmacists administering them Details of the no fault COVID-19 Vaccine …

Three new Australian cases of rare blood clotting syndrome have been reported, but official health bodies maintain COVID-19 vaccination benefits still outweigh risks A 35-year-old NSW woman, a 49-year-old QLD …

A study has found community pharmacists have ‘suboptimal’ knowledge on reporting adverse drug reactions, making up only 6% of reports in 2017 Community pharmacists need more training on adverse drug …

Ben Basger takes a look at some of the issues around older people taking multiple medicines When polypharmacy is practiced on our vulnerable older patients, bad outcomes occur. Adverse drug …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Intentional Weight Loss for Overweight and Obese Knee Osteoarthritis Patients: Is More Better? In the Intensive diet and Exercise for Adults …

Following a Government request, the TGA is undertaking additional risk mitigation activities after a new safety review of montelukast In February 2018, mainstream media reported on adverse events allegedly linked …

Paracetamol is the second most common substance involved in calls to Australian Poisons Information Centres, new data show Research led by Alanna Huynh, a poisons information specialist and research associate …

TGA reminds health professionals to communicate the potential risks of medicines associated with neuropsychiatric adverse events The TGA has issued a reminder to health professionals on communicating the potential risks …

A group of experts are calling for clear legal principles around how a duty of care looks in the age of electronic records Dr Jennifer Stevens, Anaesthetist at St Vincent’s …

Pharmacists and doctors are coming under fire in mainstream media over adverse events allegedly linked to montelukast Nine news reports that the mother of 18-year-old Sara Hozen says other parents …

Nearly three-quarters of pharmacists would like to see greater restrictions on the availability of ibuprofen, an AJP poll has revealed Following concerns expressed by pharmacists that Australians could be at …