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medicines shortages


There was lots of regulatory news this week, as we count down the days until the Federal Election… and find out how pharmacists may vote The Health Professional Councils Authority …

‘Online’ GPs’ off-label prescribing of medication for weight loss key to shortage, says Twomey Diabetes patients are experiencing difficulties accessing supplies of type-2 diabetes treatment Ozempic because “entrepreneurial GPs” are …

Pharmacist charged with hate crime after alleged bar attack; Tennessee pharmacists to prescribe ivermectin; Sri Lanka faces devastating meds shortage Chicago, Illinois: A pharmacist has been charged with a hate …

While brand switching in epilepsy is not encouraged, the high prevalence of antiseizure medications shortages, particularly for generic brands, means that avoidance of brand switching is not always possible. In …

The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia has welcomed new Federal Government legislation to further mitigate the impact of medicines shortages The National Health Amendment (Enhancing the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) …

Pharmacists not responsible for medicines accessibility gap; largest ever civil settlement for unlawful dispensing controlled substances to be paid by pharmacist; Kaiser strike averted Savannah, Georgia: A former pharmacy owner …

Pharmacist ‘slagged online’ for months and nurse punched over vaccination fury; UK driver shortage hits medicine supply; US pharmacists burning out Medicine Hat, Alberta: Local pharmacist Greg Bueckert has taken …

With ever more of Australia locked down, it’s no surprise that COVID-19 dominated news again this week… Professional Pharmacists Australia, the Pharmacy Guild of Australia and the Pharmaceutical Society of …

Pharmacy body raises concerns that Actemra substitution issues will impact affordability and equity of access The PSA has raised concerns about the news that community pharmacists are now able to …

New legislation has been passed to allow pharmacists to substitute medicines that have been declared to be in serious scarcity The TGA said in a statement on Thursday that the …

Panic in Lebanon as meds fly off the shelves; pharmacist son reunites with father to give him COVID jab; collective agreement to boost wages in West Africa Lebanon: Yahoo News …

Pharmacists report the worst shortages they can recall, as an AMA head suggests stockpiling of critical drugs and a return to Australian manufacturing Patients are being slammed by the cost …