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The numbers of medicine recalls and reported shortages increased substantially during the second half of 2019 Australian pharmacists were active in reporting medicine adverse events, and the number of medicine …

Government moves to temporarily ease PBS authority restrictions during pandemic crisis The Australian Government is implementing a temporary measure that allows flexibility around PBS restrictions for eligible PBS medicines to …

Government questioned over medicine deliveries during times of crisis, with coronavirus and fuel supply raised as issues   Federal Parliament has heard a number of calls for action to protect the …

Massive increase in reports of medicine shortages following introduction of mandatory reporting The number of notifications of medicines shortages has jumped massively following the introduction of mandatory reporting in January …

Leading pharmacy groups are set to join in talks to formulate a joint safety policy, say Chris Freeman and Leanne Wells Next week will see the convening of a Strategic …

Bill to reduce PBS safety net thresholds from 1 January 2020 has now passed both Houses, but Labor criticises government on medicines costs The National Health Amendment (Safety Net Thresholds) …

TGA says it is prepared for any shortages resulting from a no-deal Brexit The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) says it will implement “transitional arrangements to provide for minimal interruption in …

The number of under co-payment scripts continues to increase with about 90 million supplied in 2017-18 – mostly for antibiotics, antidepressants and statins From 1 July 2017 to 30 June …

What are the 10 most heavily advertised pharmaceuticals on US television?  New data published on US industry website Fierce Pharma shows the increasing level of spending by pharmaceutical manufacturers on …

Australian pharmacy organisations have celebrated World Pharmacists’ Day by pointing out that pharmacists could take on more Pharmacists and their organisations took to Twitter to celebrate their global day, which …

New medicines handbook app launches Australian health professionals now have a new option for accessing medicines information with the release of the new AMH App for Desktop from the Australian Medicines Handbook. …

Do pharmacies flush unwanted medicines down the toilet? Study reveals consumer confusion about what to do with expired and unwanted medicines A series of detailed consumer interviews has revealed the …