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A proprietor and his employee pharmacists have been cautioned over failure to properly control dispensing of the Schedule 8 medicine Endone According to PDL, a notification was made to AHPRA …

When a pharmacist dispenses carbimazole instead of carbamazepine, where does responsibility lie? In its latest communication to members, Pharmaceutical Defence Ltd looks at a common case scenario to illustrate how …

Despite pressure from prescribers or patients, pharmacists should stand firm in ensuring any script they dispense is appropriate and safe, say experienced pharmacists Early last month Fairfax media reported on …

No support: A pharmacy manager has spoken to the AJP about his experiences with multiple robberies over a decade, which eventually resulted in a diagnosis of PTSD A Victorian pharmacist …

Former PDL chairman Dean Schulze says he’s “chuffed” to have been chosen as WA Pharmacist of the Year 2018 Currently the chairman of the PSWA branch, Dean Schulze has been …

New program launched by PDL and PSA to boost pharmacy leadership skills A new program to empower pharmacists develop their leadership skills has been developed by Pharmaceutical Defence Ltd (PDL) …

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 …