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Productivity Commission report says chemicals for medicine manufacturing a risk area The import of chemicals used to manufacture medicines was one of few areas of vulnerability in Australia’s supply chain, …

Considering the key factors involved in proton pump Inhibitor therapy may assist pharmacists in initiating successful step-down attempts Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) is a common complaint among the general community. …

The latest events news: how APP can be COVID-safe, plus National Medicine Symposium speakers revealed   With less than five weeks to go to APP2021, the team behind the event have …

APP2021 will tell delegates how pharmacy can survive and thrive in the post-COVID era; plus a virtual National Medicines Symposium will be held this month With the coronavirus pandemic resulting …

Legislative changes that require active ingredients to be included on most PBS and RPBS prescriptions will be mandatory from 1 February 2021 Under new legislative requirements, which are mandatory from …

We list the world’s ten biggest selling medicines in 2019 Humira (Adalimumab) remained the world’s biggest selling medicine, in monetary terms, in 2019. The treatment for carious forms of arthritis, …

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) …