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Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has written an open letter to the entire community pharmacy sector Dear pharmacists and community pharmacy staff, Let me start by thanking you for your …

The Government has announced that it is now requiring community pharmacists to enforce new limits on dispensing and sales of prescription and over-the-counter medicines The measure follows a run on …

George Tambassis has called for a quick conclusion to 7CPA negotiations, extension of emergency supply provisions and therapeutic substitution powers The Pharmacy Guild’s national president has spoken out about the …

Due to the critical nature of the ongoing EpiPen Jr shortage, the TGA has announced it is allowing one batch to be supplied that has not met all the required …

The TGA has issued new advice for consumers about ranitidine, following the recent recall Earlier this month it recalled a number of brands of the heartburn medication, including Aspen’s Zantac, …

Pharmacy statistics made the news this week, as we found out about 10% of incidents reported to PDL, one-in-four cosmetics buyers’ habits and the takeup of My Health Record Researchers …

Canadian pharmacist struck off after concealing sexual assault charges and going on the run; Turkish medicines shortage; US pharmacists happy with salaries Alberta, Canada: A pharmacist who was sentenced to …

Some estradiol medicines are currently experiencing manufacturing issues, here’s what you need to know There is a current shortage of Climara (estradiol) 25mcg and 75mcg patches (AUST R 73962 and …

Potential no-deal Brexit sees pharmacists needing greater powers to handle shortages; Mississippi ex-pharmacist arrested for selling drugs at florist shop; pharmacist saves coworker UK: Britain’s National Pharmacy Association has warned …

Latest system for medicines shortages reporting has had ‘major failings,’ says NPS MedicineWise’s new CEO, but recent legislation is set to improve the situation Medicine shortages are not a new …

Walgreens readies for Hurricane Michael; crisis in Zimbabwe as drugs run out and pharmacies demand cash; UK pharmacy stakeholders call for better planning Gulf Coast, US: As Hurricane Michael threatens …

Legislation passed this week to help manage medicines shortages doesn’t go far enough, say wholesalers “Loopholes in the supply chain” will continue to put patients at risk, the National Pharmaceutical …