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What is the most common type of complaint against pharmacists? And who is most likely to lodge a notification? Ahpra reveals all in latest annual report Ahpra has released its …

Pharmacists have been on the receiving end of an increasing number of complaints, and even calls to police over medication supply, says this professional officer There has been an increase …

Ahpra has published a new guide which explains how the National Law is applied in the management of health practitioner notifications Ahpra’s new Regulatory Guide sets out how the National …

Pharmacy support services report a “huge” volume increase in calls as pharmacists reach out amidst worries about health, patient conflict, staff difficulties, errors and more PSA hosted a webinar on …

With COVID-19 related stress growing for pharmacists and patients, members of the profession are facing potential backlash while worried about their own exposure to the disease A new survey has …

“We want to ensure practitioners with health issues feel safe to seek treatment without fear of an unnecessary mandatory notification,” says AHPRA Amendments to the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law …

As we hurtle towards the 2020s, the pharmacy sector isn’t slowing down, with news from the Board, an update on underutilisation in disasters and potential legislative change on the horizon …

Which state has the highest, or lowest, percentage of AHPRA notifications for pharmacists? The most recent data snapshot released by the Pharmacy Board of Australia has revealed more detail about …

With changes to mandatory notifications to take effect soon, we look at case studies of what constitutes impairment as AHPRA encourages registered practitioners to seek help for their own health …

What is a vexatious complaint, who makes them and what should pharmacists do if they’re on the receiving end? Notifications against health practitioners including pharmacists are rising, and some of …

Independent pharmacist prescribers based in UK general practices have been linked to a number of serious incidents and cases where patient deaths have been reported Inappropriate prescribing or poor advice …

Recommendations on safeguarding the confidentiality of notifiers are imminent from the review conducted in the wake of the attempted murder of a pharmacist A final report on safeguarding the confidentiality …