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Pharmacist “champions” can assist prescribers to make more informed choices on empirical prescribing of antibiotics, study finds More education is needed for prescribers to use antibiograms to improve their antibiotic …

The NSW department of health has written to GPS warning them of a shortage in antibiotics “Azithromycin and clarithromycin oral liquids may be in short supply due to the current …

Antimicrobial use in Australian hospitals is among the highest rates in the world, a new report has found – and compliance with prescribing guidelines in private hospitals is low The …

Patients may need to visit their pharmacy every day to access antibiotics; Shadow pharmacy minister wants the profession to do more; Nova Scotia to fast-track visas to boost pharmacy workforce  …

Pharmacists have the skills and knowledge to prescribe antibiotics responsibly, Dr Fei Sim, the president of the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) believes  Speaking during a webinar hosted by the …

More states and territories are considering changes to pharmacists’ scope of practice, as doctors continue to react with fury Following the recent announcement (13 November 2022) that NSW would implement …

Sex for pills pharmacist sentenced in the US; Toronto crime wave; UK Health Secretary shares prescription meds with a friend Media, Pennsylvania: A pharmacist has been sentenced to four years’ …

New study to investigate what affects parental decisions when giving their children antibiotic medicine A new study at Charles Darwin University (CDU) aims to provide insights into parent-related attitudes and …

Leading doctors have criticised the permanent UTI pilot extension as a “recipe for disaster,” while pharmacists reject claims made by the AMA on their behalf Last week, Queensland’s Minister for …

The Queensland UTI trial is set to continue while the state’s Health Department considers its future… and we take a look at the pilot’s outcomes The Outcomes Report for the …

Doctors say their “only option” has been to report pharmacists involved with the Queensland UTI trial to the state’s Health Ombudsman, AMA head reveals The Pharmacy Guild has denied claims …

The number of antibiotics prescribed in Australia fell by up to 38% during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Monash Health researchers Their research, presented at this year’s European Congress of …