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Sydney pharmacists have been working overtime after the city was hit with an air quality index ten times the ‘hazardous’ level on Tuesday After weeks of haze covering Sydney due …

More research has confirmed a drop in codeine-related poisonings following the controversial upschedule The rescheduling of all codeine-containing products as prescription-only medications from 1 February 2018 is associated with a …

Members of the NPSA have adjusted delivery schedules and seconded other resources to deliver essential medicines during the unprecedented bushfire emergency in NSW and Queensland Team members at Symbion, Sigma …

The PSA has recommended four budget measures to the ACT Government, including more pharmacist vaccination The Territory could implement several no- or low-cost initiatives that would significantly improve health outcomes …

Department of Health advises that emergency medicine provisions are in place for bushfire affected parts of NSW, Queensland The Federal Department of Health has issued emergency advice to pharmacists in …

The Pharmacists’ Support Service urges pharmacists impacted by bushfires to seek help if they need it With fires raging in Queensland, NSW and Western Australia there are sure to be …

Pay rise could ruin UK pharmacies; US pharmacy suspended over racehorse deaths; “stigma-free” pharmacy opens in San Francisco UK: A rise in the UK’s national living wage could spell “ruin” …

Woolworths is rolling out defibrillators in all its stores around the country The supermarket has installed its first Automated External Defibrillators in Sydney and plans to have 500 stores completed …

PDL has issued guidance on the use of My Health Record, including on privacy, consent and emergency access With the participation rate in MHR ranked as 90.1% by the Government …

The last week of January was a busy one in the pharmacy sector… Two key reports came out this week with significance for pharmacists. The PSA‘s Medicine Safety: Take Care …

A British pharmacist had difficulty breathing, lay down in the dispensary and had to have an ambulance called after taking cocaine for “three days straight” Peter Barr, who was employed …

by Shalini Arunogiri, Monash University; Dan Lubman, Monash University, and Rose Crossin, Monash University Pregabalin (sold under the brand name Lyrica) is prescribed as an anti-epileptic and a painkiller for …