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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 …

A few weeks ago, I received an email which made me think my life would change forever… The email was a notification from AHPRA informing me that a complaint had …

The Pharmacy Board has published two case summaries to highlight pharmacists’ obligations… including one where S8s were regularly dispensed with no valid script In its latest newsletter, the Board has …

Health professionals have been advised to exercise extreme caution if considering off-label prescribing and supply of atropine eye drops, following the death of an adult patient The TGA has advised …

PDL has warned pharmacists to pay careful attention when dispensing scripts for Atropine eye drops The organisation has received a number of incident reports featuring prescriptions for Atropine 0.01% eye …

Liquid doses prescribed in milligrams but dispensed as millilitres can lead to patients being given a dose five times higher than prescribed, says PDL Typically this time of year sees …

PDL has highlighted the importance of taking patient concerns and questions seriously, after a dispensing error contributed to a patient’s death In a recent coronial inquest, it was found that …

PDL has issued guidance on how, and whether, a pharmacist should apologise to an unhappy patient “Sooner or later most pharmacists can expect to be presented with a complaint,” PDL …

The PDL Boardroom at the new PSA Pharmacy House in Canberra has been officially opened PDL Chair Paul Naismith and PSA national president Dr Shane Jackson officially opened the Boardroom …

New resource aims to help pharmacists confront stress in a profession with higher than average suicide rates  A new resource has been launched by the Pharmacists’ Support Service as it …

Curtis Ruhnau, Director of PDL NSW, tells AJP host Miranda about the ‘no blame culture’ within PDL, whose priority is to be there for pharmacists on their most difficult days. PDL’s …

PDL has issued a practice alert on the topic of vaccinations, giving a number of examples of incorrect supply “Vaccinations are a hot topic as the influenza season fast approaches,” …