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What error makes up 10% of incidents reported to PDL? PDL has advised on incidents in which medication is provided to the wrong patient – a type of incident which …

Today is April 30, the deadline for pharmacists to renew their professional liabilities insurance cover PDL is urging its members and other pharmacists to ensure that they have organised their …

The most common reason pharmacists are reported over flu vaccination is regarding the age of the recipient, says PDL In its latest practice alert, PDL has taken a look at …

PDL has issued guidance on the use of My Health Record, including on privacy, consent and emergency access With the participation rate in MHR ranked as 90.1% by the Government …

New Zealand’s pharmacy regulator is reportedly “stunned” that a woman was able to use a single photocopied script to get tramadol from 21 pharmacies Stuff reports that Ramona Deane developed …

Some interstate pharmacy owners have never visited their businesses, PDL warns In its latest practice alert, PDL says that several incidents reported to it in recent months have exposed some …

Prescribers often see a query about a script from a pharmacist as a challenge… so how can pharmacists best navigate these difficult situations? Gary West, professional officer at PDL, presented …

The last week of January was a busy one in the pharmacy sector… Two key reports came out this week with significance for pharmacists. The PSA‘s Medicine Safety: Take Care …

In its latest communication to members, PDL has advised pharmacists how to handle themselves in “APINCH” – when dealing with high-risk medicines A is for Antimicrobials The first medicine class …

PDL has offered advice on whether a prescription could be forged, and what pharmacists should do if they suspect they’ve been handed a fake Scott Ames, principal at Meridian Lawyers, …

PDL has highlighted the importance of documentation, citing two case scenarios where failing to document could have significant impact In its latest newsletter, PDL highlights that adequate documentation of interaction …

PDL has issued a reminder of pharmacists’ obligations when supplying pseudoephedrine, citing recent cases where disciplinary action was taken In one case the pharmacist understood his obligations, but was found …