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RACGP head calls for six-month dispensing, cuts to dispensing fees in discussion about scope of practice Doctor and pharmacist group heads have debated pharmacist scope of practice, dispensing and complementary …

There are potential public safety risks from consumers’ medicines being identifiable after dispensing, reminds authority There are regulations for the transfer of dispensed medicines throughout a pharmacy in open baskets, …

RACGP and CHF have called on the Federal government to rethink its 60-day dispense decision, but the Guild tells doctors to stop ‘meddling in pharmacy matters’ The Royal Australian College …

The government’s recent proposal to increase dispensed quantities of PBS medicines was nothing more than another savings measure, but it’s one with big potential ramifications for pharmacy, says Paul Cross  …

Pharmacy Guild president warns of unapproved pharmacies dispensing medicines There have been recent cases of unapproved pharmacies dispensing medicines and claiming PBS reimbursement separately through an approved pharmacy, according to …

Frequent critic of the community pharmacy sector Dr Evan Ackermann has taken to MJA InSight to encourage longer script durations – saying the main obstacle is pharmacy itself But the …

Sorting out your pharmacy’s workflow is crucial to transforming its health services and value to patients say Glenn Guilfoyle and Paul Jaffar There is much ado about the advent of …

“The majority of owners want to pay their staff more”: What are the Guild’s objectives for the 7th Community Pharmacy Agreement? What do rank and file Guild members want? A …

Liquid doses prescribed in milligrams but dispensed as millilitres can lead to patients being given a dose five times higher than prescribed, says PDL Typically this time of year sees …

PDL has highlighted the importance of taking patient concerns and questions seriously, after a dispensing error contributed to a patient’s death In a recent coronial inquest, it was found that …

A pharmacy authority has pulled up two owners for failing to meet their responsibilities In June this year, the Victorian Pharmacy Authority held two panel hearings following allegations that licensees …

A NSW pharmacist has been found guilty of unsatisfactory professional conduct related to 10 complaints about his dispensing of addictive drugs The pharmacist was first investigated by the Pharmaceutical Services …