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Pharmacists are among the most accessible health care professionals, having many patient interactions per day, and this can sometimes leave them exposed to anger and aggression  Most interactions are pleasant and enjoyable, …

A lack of thought process and risk assessment appear to be behind several of these errors, reports PDL “Look before you leap’ is an old saying to remind someone to …

Fraudulent activity, drug use and supply, prior criminal history and dispensing errors are tripping up pharmacy students, interns and ECPs Despite not being fully qualified pharmacists, several students and interns …

As we get into the swing of 2021, issues around questioning worrying scripts, rural maintenance and the COVID-19 vaccine have come into play this week A pharmacist has been reprimanded …

After a pharmacist was reprimanded for dispensing a medicine which killed her patient, PDL offers some advice on discussing worrying scripts with doctors Earlier this week, the AJP reported on …

Position vacant: PDL is looking for an additional national professional officer Pharmaceutical Defence Limited (PDL) is a member owned organisation supporting around 30,000 pharmacist members and the pharmacy profession. The …

This interactive discussion will focus on practical ways to deal with a patient who is agitated, angry or abusive. It will provide some steps that can be taken to: keep …

Essential viewing: tips from expert PDL & PSS panel on how to de-escalate strong emotions in patients, keep calm and stay safe in pharmacy This webinar focuses on practical ways …

What are the most frequent error types reported to PDL… and what are the causes of these errors? PDL has issued advice to its members about dispensing errors, including tips …

New PDL Director for SA and NT PDL’s recent Director election for South Australia (with responsibility also for the Northern Territory) has seen Ian Todd elected to the role In …

PDL is calling for South Australian and Northern Territory members to vote for a new director The election for PDL’s South Australian Director (with responsibility also for the Northern Territory) …

We’re officially into the ‘season of goodwill’ but as we know too well, some interactions in pharmacy can be less than merry 1 Dec 2020 | 8-9PM AEDT Faced with …