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Marie Ritchie, CEO of Pharmaceutical Defence Limited (PDL) and Company Secretary of PDL and the Australian Pharmaceutical Publishing Company (APPco), has announced her retirement at the end of 2016 after …

Most pharmacists may be aware that there is a current shortage of Clomiphene 75mg, a drug used for anovulatory infertility Due to this shortage, we have seen several reports where …

Curtis Ruhnau reflects on the career of an institution of NSW pharmacy An institution of NSW pharmacy is about to sign-off on a long and honourable career that has provided …

It’s a good idea to periodically conduct risk analyses of your pharmacy’s processes and procedures, says PDL chair Dean Schulze  This is the second installment of a two-part series. See …

It’s a good idea to periodically conduct risk analyses of your pharmacy’s processes and procedures, says PDL chair Dean Schulze  New staff, operational changes and the force of time can …

At PDL we get the occasional call from pharmacists concerned that their heavy workload could lead to a dispensing error. When questioned on workload recommendations, we refer the caller to …

NSW PDL Director Curtis Ruhnau takes a look at some of the more common areas of potential risk that PDL regularly sees. Patient profile and prescription intake Patient profile and …

A reader has commented on a recent PDL column on the importance of using CMI when dispensing a drug to a patient for the first time. Majella Hill, a counsellor …

Here are a few key scenarios highlighting new or unusual products which have been involved in a recent spate of dispensing errors PDL has proven and ongoing success in minimising …

Case highlights the importance of providing CMI when a drug is dispensed for the first time, writes John Guy from PDL Providing consumer medication information (CMI) whenever a drug is …

PDL has already received reports of dispensing errors from pharmacists lacking awareness of the recent additions to the available range of strengths for Norspan patches and Targin tablets. Norspan is …

PDL renewals are due by tomorrow 30 April 2016 Have you renewed yet? You still have time. Go to the PDL website and click ‘My Account’ to get started. Your PDL …