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One in ten errors reported to PDL involve incidents in the pharmacy where a person receives medication intended for another Consequences include serious harm to the consumer and professional risk …

A roundup of research from the recent SHPA Medicines Management 2017 conference, including evidence of poor discharge prescribing of opioids    Guidelines are being developed by a local health district …

A Productivity Commission report, tabled in Parliament this week, has recommended community pharmacists be replaced by automated dispensing and a sub-class of “supervisors” The Shifting the Dial report, sent to …

Australian pharmacists may be missing a major opportunity to expand their professional role by being unaware of continued dispensing provisions A survey of Australian pharmacists’ attitudes to medicine reclassification (ie. …

The PSA’s Shane Jackson has taken to YouTube to explain why customers may have to wait for their script to be filled Dr Jackson was responding to a Facebook rant …

A radio personality has been widely criticised after she posted an online rant about a 15 minute waiting time for a prescription to be dispensed In a video posted on …

For safe dispensing, it’s important to be aware of the four key factors in S8 dispensing incidents, says indemnity body Most pharmacists will be aware of the ever-expanding range of …

The Guild says it is still very concerned about the “true intentions” of the King Review Pharmacy Guild executive director David Quilty has written in Forefront that one measure put …

Pharmacists have been reminded of changes when dispensing for nursing home residents The Australian Department of Health has announced that beginning this month, pharmacists should include the RACFId (residential aged …

PSA has begun consultation on the revised Dispensing Practice Guidelines  PSA has undertaken the review to support implementation of the revised Professional Practice Standards (PPS), and in particular Standard 3: …

He engaged in unprofessional conduct by dispensing excessive anabolic steroids without question, a tribunal has found The Pharmacy Board of Australia first brought pharmacist Hayden Swan before the Queensland Civil …

In a US study, more than half of all pharmacists failed to warn patients when presented with dangerous pairs of prescriptions… Do you always check for interactions? The Chicago Tribune …