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Pharmacists have a significant role to play in the fight against antimicrobial resistance, writes Louis Roller “Antibiotic resistance is one of the biggest threats to global health, food security, and …

AMA president Dr Tony Bartone has again called for bigger medicines pack sizes, in commenting on a move to combat antibiotic resistance The PBAC has proposed that repeats of common …

Leading government health agency and SHPA add voices to GP groups in opposing antibiotic downscheduling, citing fears about antimicrobial resistance The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Heath Care …

Queensland’s pharmacy trial would mean a conflict of interest similar to that found by the banking Royal Commission, says a leading doctor GPs continue to criticise moves towards pharmacist prescribing, …

The RACGP’s Queensland chair has spoken out about his “grave concern” that the state’s pharmacy trial will contribute to antimicrobial resistance But the doctor group is simply fear-mongering, says Trent …

There is growing concern over the level of antibiotics and other pharmaceuticals in the environment. Sheshtyn Paola investigates how this can lead to the spread of antimicrobial resistance In the …

As Antibiotic Awareness Week draws to a close, pharmacists are reminded to stop and reflect on their antimicrobial stewardship With healthcare practitioners reflecting on safe use of antibiotics over the …

Professional services, My Health Record and antibiotic resistance were all key themes in pharmacy this week… It’s World Antibiotics Awareness Week, and Australian stakeholders celebrated 40 years of antimicrobial stewardship …

Reflecting on four decades of antimicrobial stewardship in Australian healthcare settings This week, as part of World Antibiotic Awareness Week, healthcare practitioners celebrated 40 years of therapeutic guidelines for antibiotics …

Australians’ knowledge of antibiotic resistance is better but not enough, according to new research findings More Australians are becoming aware of antibiotic resistance and the serious threat it poses to …

As a medicines expert, what are you doing to help stem the tide of antimicrobial resistance? World Antibiotic Awareness Week occurs annually in November, this year running from Monday 12 …

A project to rediscover lost antibiotics and fight drug-resistant bugs has secured $3 million in Federal Government funding The funding through the Cooperative Research Centre Project (CRC-P) Program was announced …