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Complaints about declining supply of medicine are on the rise, complicated by consumer behaviour thanks to COVID-19… what strategies can pharmacists use to manage the problem? PDL says that one …

UK pharmacies ask BoJo for financial help; NZ faces contraceptives shortage; New York State bans pharmacy tobacco sales UK: The National Pharmacy Association has written to Prime Minister Boris Johnson …

COVID-19-related issues like hydroxychloroquine were still making headlines this week, but the sector was also looking to the post-pandemic future The Pharmacy Guild‘s Suzanne Greenwood wrote about the issues the …

The first medicine has been added to the TGA’s new Serious Medicine Shortage List for therapeutic substitution by pharmacists – but is the new process fit for purpose? The TGA …

Wholesalers report further easing in demand for medicines, allowing replenishment of stock and improvement across the supply chain as a whole The National Pharmaceutical Services Association – the peak body …

Ongoing supply shortages in pharmacies mean many patients are still finding it difficult to get prescription drugs for chronic conditions “Understandably, patients are fearful and unsure of the future,” says …

Amid concerns about disruption to insulin availability, another supplier has moved to reassure pharmacists and prescribers Sanofi has issued a statement in which it says it can assure health care …

Pharmacists need to be aware that insulin users will be very concerned about potential or actual shortages, say stakeholders The Pharmacy Guild and diabetes organisations are urging people with the …

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 …