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Questions were raised in Parliament this week about Australia’s medicines safety system and the role of pharmacists   Australia needs to “get real on medicine safety”, Federal Parliament heard this week. …

Australia’s health ministers have agreed to make QUM and medicines safety a National Health Priority Area At last week’s meeting in Perth, the COAG Health Council discussed a number of …

Medicines misuse and misadventure in Australia results in 250,000 hospital admissions and 400,000 emergency department presentations, at an alarming cost of $1.4 billion annually “This does not include the costs …

“Safe and effective medicines for all” is the theme of this year’s World Pharmacists Day on 25 September, the International Pharmaceutical Federation has announced The theme for 2019 aims to …

The TGA has released a safety warning on inadvertent overdose of oral methotrexate in the wake of inquest into man’s death from methotrexate toxicity Two weeks ago, Coroner Rosemary Carlin …

Pharmacists have been reminded that first-generation oral sedating antihistamines are not approved for use in kids under two Following a coronial hearing of a fatal case involving a 74-day-old infant …

Up to three in 10 British pharmacies may be failing to give safety advice, a consumer advocacy organisation has found Which? Magazine, part of the Which? Group which also includes …

Interested parties can comment on proposed changes to strengthen safety monitoring for medicines in Australia The TGA has announced that it is introducing a range of changes to strengthen safety …