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TGA grants approval for import and supply of two alternative products to address the Brevinor and Norimin shortages The TGA advised health professionals and consumers in August that there was …

Pharmacists are advised that there is a shortage of oral contraceptive pills containing the combination ethinylestradiol and norethisterone The TGA has advised health professionals and consumers that there is a …

While GSK is prioritising supply of salbutamol to hospital pharmacies, there are good stock levels of the medicine across the country There have been anecdotal reports of an increased demand …

There was a sharp rise in overall scripts processed in April compared to the same time last year, with particularly high demand for respiratory medicines Newly released data shows there …

AJP investigates the unprecedented medicine stock outs during February and March this year Small Pharmacies Group (SPG) has challenged the National Pharmaceutical Services Association (NPSA) claim that increased demand caused …

Small and rural pharmacies say they are still grappling with medicines shortages, but wholesalers maintain medicines have been distributed fairly and equitably where possible As small pharmacy owners express frustration …

Rural pharmacists are being stonewalled by authorities and feeling anything but assured, argues the Rural Pharmacy Network Australia While pharmacy leaders and wholesalers parade in the media seeking to reassure …

Orders are up more than 130% on the MedAdvisor platform, with the most-ordered OTC medications being Panadol, blood glucose strips and Ventolin MedAdvisor, the technology behind more than half of …

Salbutamol inhalers are in very short supply, pharmacists report, but TGA reassures these are temporary local issues that will be corrected with new limits on sales and orders Ventolin and Asmol …

TGA advice about stock ordering casts doubt on pharmacists’ actions, says one organisation, as the NPSA issues a statement on measures to avoid shortages The National Pharmaceutical Services Association, representing …

Patient frustration at difficulty accessing EpiPens is understandable – but it’s unfair to call pharmacy “complacent,” says a leading pharmacist Allergy and Anaphylaxis Australia chief executive Maria Said has told …

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 …