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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 …

Following a series of drug-related deaths at music festivals in late 2018 and early 2019, momentum is gathering among health professionals to explore one potential solution: pill testing.  Megan Haggan …

NSW Deputy State Coroner Harriet Grahame has called for a drug summit, attention to real time prescribing, better access to drug substitution programs and better pharmacy takeup of naloxone She …

Could ecstasy be sold over the counter in pharmacies to help minimise harm to users? One drug reform campaigner says it should Resistance among pharmacists to the idea of supplying …

American researchers have published evidence to support news that should surprise very few: it appears that eating a lot of fried foods is not good for your health Little is …

A doctor, pharmacist and nurse have been accused of hastening the death of a patient using a “grossly excessive” dosage of pain medication Three healthcare practitioners in the United States …

Harm minimisation stakeholders and the family of a young woman who died over the weekend have urged politicians to trial pill testing And community pharmacies could serve as a base …

A man who smoked ice before breakfast, and then killed a young pharmacist on the road, has been sentenced to eight years in prison Pharmacist Lisa Di Donato was waiting …

One harm minimisation stakeholder has warned that deaths from illicit drugs will continue without pill testing, as UK data shows 20% of substances sold were not as expected NSW Premier …

Getting enough sleep is important… but getting too much could be risky, new research shows A study of more than 116,000 people in seven regions of the world, published in …