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A hospital has seen 23 staff fired, a CEO step down and a doctor charged with murder following excessive and potentially fatal doses of fentanyl administered to at least 35 …

A coroner has emphasised the need for work towards real time monitoring to continue as a matter of urgency, in handing down findings on the death of a toddler The …

Many vitamins, supplements and dietary interventions do not seem to help people live longer or stave off heart disease, according to a US review of studies A new evidence review …

A woman died after being mistakenly given the medication of another patient, inquest finds Janet Ann Cook, 79, was admitted to a South Australian hospital on 25 August 2015 for …

A pharmacist has reportedly been handed a one-year sentence for selling two women weedkiller A 71-year-old pharmacist from a town in Belgium has been sentenced to 12 months in prison …

A young man has died after ingesting oxycodone, MDMA, codeine, Phenergan, Xanax and alcohol while at a party with mates A 22-year-old man passed away on 28 January last year following …

As Victoria’s voluntary assisted dying laws are set to come into effect, the AMA’s WA branch is warning that VAD could facilitate murder From Wednesday 19 June 2019, Victorians with …

A coroner has recommended making the ACT’s DORA system mandatory for all prescribers and pharmacists, after the death of a woman from multi-drug toxicity Forty-eight-year-old Lauren Maree Johnstone died in …

Pharmacy statistics made the news this week, as we found out about 10% of incidents reported to PDL, one-in-four cosmetics buyers’ habits and the takeup of My Health Record Researchers …

Former pharmacy owner murders drug inspector; inquest hears of dispensing error; former pharmacist tipped to be head of suspected stolen drug operation Kharar, India: Around 10 years after he lost …

Why are some jurisdictions dragging their feet on real-time monitoring? asks Angelo Pricolo As Victoria powers ahead with the Australia’s first automated Real-Time Prescription Monitoring (RTPM) system, the elephant in …

There is a “clear need” for pharmacists to be involved in the chemotherapy protocol alteration and promulgation system in South Australia, a deputy coroner says The inquest into the deaths …