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A dispensing error is among several case studies highlighted in the ACT Human Rights Commission’s annual report, which says complaints are up almost 10% In the case study, the Commission …

Family sues after man dies following dispensing error; anonymous donors pay off all patient debts at one pharmacy; pharmacist prescribing jump in the UK Southaven, Mississippi: A man has died …

Scottish pharmacist suspended after affair with patient; Israel looking for more pharmacists to manage shortage; Kansas man blames pharmacy for stroke Montrose, Scotland: A Scottish pharmacist has been suspended after …

What error makes up 10% of incidents reported to PDL? PDL has advised on incidents in which medication is provided to the wrong patient – a type of incident which …

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, …

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 …

In its latest communication to members, PDL has advised pharmacists how to handle themselves in “APINCH” – when dealing with high-risk medicines A is for Antimicrobials The first medicine class …

PDL has highlighted the importance of documentation, citing two case scenarios where failing to document could have significant impact In its latest newsletter, PDL highlights that adequate documentation of interaction …

A few weeks ago, I received an email which made me think my life would change forever… The email was a notification from AHPRA informing me that a complaint had …

The Pharmacy Board has published two case summaries to highlight pharmacists’ obligations… including one where S8s were regularly dispensed with no valid script In its latest newsletter, the Board has …

The relationship with doctors and the ongoing issue of medicines shortages were big issues in pharmacy this week… We learned that most AJP readers support the concept of pharmacists working …

PDL has warned pharmacists to pay careful attention when dispensing scripts for Atropine eye drops The organisation has received a number of incident reports featuring prescriptions for Atropine 0.01% eye …