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Hospital pharmacy group shares concerns about community pharmacy environment over downscheduling medicines – but the Guild says most pharmacies are properly equipped The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA) …

A leading doctor has criticised the findings of an Australian study which found a significant cost saving in downscheduling oral contraceptives to Pharmacist Only The study, conducted by researchers at …

For many young women who take the contraceptive pill and don’t experience any side effects, seeing a doctor to renew your prescription each year is a nuisance, write Bonny Parkinson …

Downscheduling medicines from Prescription Only would serve the public well, write Jack Collins, University of Sydney; Andrew McLachlan, University of Sydney; Carl Schneider, University of Sydney; Rebekah Moles, University of …

ASMI has called on the Federal Government to prioritise improving Australian’s health literacy and their access to self care In its pre-Budget submission, the Australian Self Medication Industry has highlighted …

A committee has ruled against Viagra going OTC, saying the pharmacy setting is not equipped to provide medical diagnosis for underlying conditions of ED The Advisory Committee on Medicines Scheduling …

Single ingredient codeine medicines are set to be downscheduled across the Tasman New Zealand’s Medicines Classification Committee (MCC) has decided to downschedule single ingredient codeine medicines and upschedule all codeine …

Viagra will be available without prescription in the UK in a bid to curtail the black market for the drug The UK’s Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) said yesterday …

Doctors’s group disagrees with expansion of downscheduling S4 medicines with controls, citing patient safety concerns The Australian Medical Association (AMA) has again taken aim at pharmacy, this time over the …

Australia is lagging in “switching” medicines to over-the-counter schedules, which misses a significant public health opportunity Switching is a vital enabler of self-care, according to Dr Edwin Hemwall, a global …

ASMI has commended the TGA for opening up discussion about downscheduling medicines It also says downscheduling and/or permitting S3 advertising to consumers would help raise awareness of the role of …

We take a look at pharmacy news from around the world Bradford, UK: The body of a man has been found in the roof space of the Rowlands pharmacy in …