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Fewer than 1% of pharmacists accounted for nearly a third of all complaints in Australia, according to new research A review of data on all pharmacists registered to practise in …

Eight complaints against a former compounding pharmacist have been dropped by the HCCC, but only after he promised to “never again” seek registration in the future The HCCC has withdrawn …

It’s been a busy and varied week in pharmacy, with opportunities to think about new ways to address existing issues, plus movement on opioids and concern about price gouging We …

A new analysis has looked at the most common complaints against five different health professions: including pharmacists An author team, led by Professor Merrilyn Walton from the University of Sydney, …

What is a vexatious complaint, who makes them and what should pharmacists do if they’re on the receiving end? Notifications against health practitioners including pharmacists are rising, and some of …

Former investigator “whistleblowers” have told a media program the public is not being adequately protected – but AHPRA says it responds to all notifications as quickly as possible Two former …

The Pharmacy Council of NSW has highlighted the problem of unsafe workloads, saying they’re a frequent contributor to complaints The Council receives more than 300 complaints against pharmacists a year, …

The Pharmacy Council of NSW says it has dealt with a growing number of complaints relating to compounded preparations in the last few years As a result, it has opened …

More risk exists from people not reporting concerns about health professionals, than from making dubious complaints, new research shows The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency has commissioned new independent research …

There were 373 notifications lodged with AHPRA about pharmacists in 2016/17, new figures show AHPRA has released its annual report for the year to 30 June 2017, showing that 1.8% …

Latest data from AHPRA show a 20% increase in complaints and concerns, including a 17% increase in mandatory notifications The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and the National Boards …

We wrap up the week in pharmacy news Ohio, US: Police in Hamilton have shot and killed a suspect who was holding a knife to a Walgreens pharmacist’s throat, WLWT5 …