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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 …

With numbers of complaints against pharmacists rising across the country, what do you need to know to avoid getting a notification? Professional indemnity experts are seeing a trend of increased …

Former investigator “whistleblowers” have told a media program the public is not being adequately protected – but AHPRA says it responds to all notifications as quickly as possible Two former …

A new video from AHPRA outlines one health professional’s experience in receiving a notification “If there’s one thing I could do differently about that whole process, I would go and …

The regulatory agency is midway through conducting a review on its policies and procedures in relation to safeguarding the confidentiality of notifiers In November 2018, the AJP reported the story of an Adelaide …

A cohort study has examined five years’ worth of AHPRA notifications and found pharmacists comprise only 5% – while more than half pertained to doctors Dr Marie Bismark from the …

Addressing pharmacists’ concerns, the organisation says it will be reviewing its policies and procedures in relation to safeguarding the confidentiality of notifiers This month AJP reported the story of an …