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The top 1% of prescribers accounted for 49% of all opioid doses and 27% of all opioid prescriptions, US study finds A retrospective, observational study has examined the distribution and patterns …

Medication errors, patient aggression, owing scripts, doctor pressure and forged signatures… PDL explores some sticky situations and how pharmacists should best deal with them An incident or error is something most pharmacists …

A doctor who self-prescribed antibiotics has complained on a public forum that the pharmacist took too long to dispense the medicine Posters have defended pharmacists in an online forum in …

Male pharmacists are disproportionately over-represented as respondents at serious misconduct hearings, research reveals Australian research, analysing seven years of health practitioner disciplinary tribunal hearings, has found that males were over-represented …

Leading government health agency and SHPA add voices to GP groups in opposing antibiotic downscheduling, citing fears about antimicrobial resistance The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Heath Care …

The Department of Health is considering restrictions on doctor prescribing of antibiotic repeats The Federal health department has undertaken a review of listings for the top five antibiotics prescribed with …

The Medical Board has again suspended a doctor who made offensive posts on social media, including encouraging sexual assault against women In April, Dr Christopher Kwan Chen Lee appeared before …

As Australia welcomed back the re-elected Morrison Coalition Government, there was still plenty happening in the world of pharmacy… In an Australian first, Tasmanian Health Minister Michael Ferguson announced that …

Doctor criticism of Tasmania’s decision to allow pharmacists to vaccinate 10-year-olds against flu reflects a “sad lack of understanding of patient needs,” says the Guild’s Tasmanian president John Dowling, president …

A doctor who self-injected fentanyl in a hospital bathroom has been reprimanded and fined $5,000 The doctor was facing three allegations: that he misappropriated fentanyl from his employer by diverting …

Winter is coming, and Tasmania’s plan to expand pharmacist-administered vaccination has it at odds with doctors Michael Ferguson, Tasmania’s Minister for Health, has announced the state’s Winter Demand Management Plan, …

The PSA is keen to work on fair pay for pharmacists, while the Guild says the election win helps provide certainty Following the re-election of the Morrison Coalition Government over …