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Shortages—of pharmacists, RUM bins and potentially medicines and devices, associated with Brexit—were a focus this week Raven’s Recruitment released its latest report, and general manager Heidi Dariz warned that many …

Medicines currently under shortage with critical patient impact include naloxone solution, adrenaline, Fluarix Tetra, MMR vaccines and more The TGA has published information about current medicines shortages that have a …

Why is Australia facing shortages of drugs like Bactrim? The Health Minister has explained the problem on air Health Minister Greg Hunt has taken to the airwaves to discuss a …

A former Guild state president has lashed out at current and proposed Government policy, saying the PBS is already “crumbling” Ian Todd, an honorary life member of the Pharmacy Guild …

Mylan recently announced that the long-running EpiPen shortage has ended, but a pharmacist tells AJP he still hasn’t been able to order any three weeks later Three weeks ago, on …

Stock has been increased to meet patient need, with up to 20,000 Australian patients potentially affected by shortages of other testosterone products Besins Healthcare has issued an alert to reassure …

The TGA has provided updated advice on the shortages of Anginine and Lycinate, as well as Clomid Arrow Pharmaceuticals, the sponsor of Anginine and Lycinate tablets, has advised the TGA …

Four codeine products that experienced increased demand are now back in supply – although many other shortages continue Shortages of Sanofi’s Panamax Co, Prodeine 24, Prodeine Xtra and Mersyndol Forte …

The Pharmacy Guild and Medicines Australia have both welcomed the introduction of legislation for mandatory reporting of medicine shortages Health Minister Greg Hunt has introduced the Therapeutic Goods Amendment (2018 …

TGA provides advice after availability of metronidazole IV infusion further affected by recent recall There is a current medicine shortage for metronidazole intravenous infusion 500 mg/100 mL bag, the TGA …

A proposed protocol for managing and communicating medicines shortages has the backing of the SHPA Under the changes suggested by the TGA, medicine suppliers would be required to report all …

Mylan says it is currently shipping “thousands” of EpiPens each week, although a signalled supply of Emerade to help with shortfall did not pan out Mylan/Alphapharm, the sponsor of EpiPens, …