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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 …

Nine out of ten pharmacists pass Board audits, new data reveals, while a warning is issued on dispensing process failures Around 90% of pharmacists successfully passed audits by the Pharmacy …

A proprietor and his employee pharmacists have been cautioned over failure to properly control dispensing of the Schedule 8 medicine Endone According to PDL, a notification was made to AHPRA …

Pre-registration pharmacy technicians will no longer require pharmacist supervision from August, Britain’s General Pharmaceutical Council says The UK announcement comes as pharmacists in Australia debate whether or not the profession …