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dispensing errors


Common ailments service leaves frontline pharmacists in tricky situation; empty pharmacy shelves in Gaza; Amazon cutting back pharmacy jobs UK: The UK’s Pharmacists Defence Association has criticised the way the …

Walgreens staff walk off the job in protest at conditions; French pharmacists slam lack of transparency on shortages; pregnant woman given misoprostol in dispensing error US: More than 200 Walgreens …

A New Zealand pharmacy did not formally apologise following a dispensing error for five months—by which time the patient had died Deputy Health and Disability Commissioner Deborah James said in …

Scottish funding offer falls short; Kiwi GPs love GP pharmacists; Cardiff prescribing pharmacist suspended Scotland: Community Pharmacy Scotland, which represents 1,200 pharmacies across the country, has refused to accept the …

A New Zealand pharmacist failed to spot a technician’s packing error, then tried to blame a colleague by faking script forms The pharmacist, who had been practising since 2004, was …

A busy supermarket pharmacy made a string of dispensing errors which saw one patient experience “heart attack like symptoms” New Zealand’s Health and Disability Commissioner has found that a Bay …

A New Zealand woman with breast cancer was dispensed ezetimibe instead of exemestane, which were sitting next to each other on the dispensary shelf New Zealand Deputy Health and Disability …

A pharmacist allegedly made a mistake while compounding a clonidine suspension, and a child was admitted to hospital The Pharmacy Board has published a new case study, which it says …

An inquiry into a dispensing error, which saw compounded omeprazole for a baby contaminated with methadone, has found a NZ pharmacist did not dispense methadone safely New Zealand Deputy Health …

In the second instalment of a series of webinars entitled Understanding Your Risk Capacity, Nicolette Ellis, Gary West, and Dr Brett MacFarlane continue their discussions about measuring, evaluating, and managing …

Many of us have experienced those heart sinking moments of concern or discomfort when asked to dispense a medicine which we believe is inappropriate or high risk. In this webinar, …

In its latest practice update, PDL lists the medicines most commonly associated with incident reports it receives… and some should be no surprise It is no surprise that the top …