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Opportunities to become pharmacy owners are still abundant, delegates to the Medici Capital pharmacy ownership conference heard Frank Sirianni, managing director of Medici Capital, said that statistics showed more than …

PDL takes a look at a challenging codeine customer situation From 1 February 2018 medicines containing codeine will no longer be available without a prescription due to the Therapeutic Goods …

One in ten errors reported to PDL involve incidents in the pharmacy where a person receives medication intended for another Consequences include serious harm to the consumer and professional risk …

PDL warns of an increase in Australians using technology to access prescription drugs Reports have increased regarding consumers who are posing as prescribers and using email, fax or mobile phone …

PDL discusses the importance of understanding certain compounding clauses Compounding pharmacists are reminded to be familiar with the Pharmacy Board of Australia’s (PBA) Guidelines on the Compounding of Medicines published …

Dean Schulze retires as PDL chair, Paul Naismith to take over Dean Schulze has announced his retirement after six years as the chair of PDL. Speaking at the PDL Annual …

Misinterpretation of Look-A-Like or Sound-A-Like medicines are among the many reasons for the incorrect supply of a medicine to a patient or carer Incident reports to PDL reveal certain patterns …

2017 PDL Directors Election for the State of New South Wales This year voting will be required to elect one (1) Director for the State of New South Wales (with …

Pharmacists may suffer great harm if they make errors, writes Curtis Ruhnau There has been much talk over recent weeks about pharmacist stress in relation to the National Stress and …

Low pay and under-recognition are part of the reason pharmacists are feeling stressed, one stakeholder warns The National Stress and Wellbeing Survey of Pharmacists, Intern Pharmacists and Pharmacy Students found …

The stress experienced by pharmacists could mean the profession loses its “best and brightest,” warns one stakeholder “Stress experienced by pharmacists is not a new concept and is in part …

For safe dispensing, it’s important to be aware of the four key factors in S8 dispensing incidents, says indemnity body Most pharmacists will be aware of the ever-expanding range of …