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A community pharmacist has answered the public’s questions on a popular online forum, covering Chemist Warehouse, wages, homeopathy, codeine and more A pharmacist with five years’ experience under their belt …

Were pharmacists really inflating codeine prices after upscheduling? Or was it due to workload or economic factors? The Department of Health has told Parliament it is aware of “anecdotal information …

It’s been a busy week in the pharmacy sector, with new information on drug trends, a number of health awareness days and another shot in the turf war There was …

Latest data reveals a decline in use of low-dose codeine in 2018, but is there more to the story? UNSW’s National Drug & Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) has released the …

A better solution is needed for codeine-containing medicines says Warwick Plunkett, in our final UTS Pharmacy Barometer article Responses to the UTS Barometer survey about the removal of over-the-counter (OTC) …

Four-fifths of people who have visited a doctor to get a codeine prescription have not been offered an alternative, new data shows A survey commissioned by AFT Pharmaceuticals looked at …

New Zealand’s health professionals have been advised not to give codeine at all to children aged under 12, or to breastfeeding mothers New Zealand regulator Medsafe, and the Medicines Adverse …

All eyes are on Sydney this week as the Pharmaceutical Society hosts its annual conference, PSA18 The PSA has announced its top honours for the year: John Jackson was named …

Queensland is “out of step” with other jurisdictions, the Pharmacy Guild says in its submission to the state’s inquiry into the sector And Courier-Mail editor Sam Weir says that wider …

A New Zealand pharmacist has been censured after she created false codeine prescriptions and had them filled The New Zealand Health Practitioners’ Discliplinary Tribunal heard a charge of professional misconduct …

Victoria has added codeine to its Safescript real-time monitoring program in a move welcomed by the PSA State Minister for Health Jill Hennessy said that laws coming into effect on …

The Pharmacy Guild’s NSW branch wants to know how the codeine upschedule has impacted pharmacists and their patients Pharmacists have been invited to ask their patients to participate in the …