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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 …

One Guild leader has warned that there is a shortage of cholesterol and cancer medications due to union activity holding up shipping Pharmacy Guild Australia Queensland Branch president Trent Twomey …

Medicines shortages appear to be growing worse – and one group wants pharmacists to be given greater authority to problem-solve in this area Pharmacists should be given greater authority to …

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 …