Posts in tag

Pharmaceutical Society of Australia


GSK expects to deliver 1.1 million doses of its shingles vaccine to the Commonwealth in the first half of 2024  Higher than anticipated demand for the National Immunisation Program (NIP) …

Pharmacists deliver more than 12,000 jabs through the NIPVIP in the program’s first month  Close to half of Australia’s Section 90 approved community pharmacies are registered to participate in the …

Pharmaceutical wholesalers are working with pharmacies in flood-hit parts of Victoria to get medicines to patients in need  Members of the National Pharmaceutical Services Association (NPSA), which represents Community Service …

The prescribing and supply of medicinal cannabis is a rapidly expanding area of practice in Australia With this emerging field comes the need for comprehensive risk management considerations and strategies …

Scope of practice review is an opportunity for pharmacists to push for a greater role in primary healthcare  Pharmacists are being urged to contribute to the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia’s …

Pharmacists are being urged to familiarise themselves with the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) list of prohibited substances  Opioid medication, tramadol, will be added to the international anti-doping prohibited list when …

Community pharmacy owners are planning a “walk for awareness” later this month to highlight the challenges 60-day dispensing will create  Pharmacists are set to take their concerns about the proposed …

Women in Western Australia can now receive treatment for urinary tract infections (UTIs) through community pharmacies  Pharmacists in WA who have undergone specific training will be able to prescribe antibiotics …

The government’s $148.2 million transitional fund for rural pharmacies fails to ease crossbench senator’s concerns  Measures need to be implemented to ensure community pharmacies are not adversely impacted by the …

Everyone should carry naloxone, especially members of the police, a patient advocate believes  Pharmacists are being urged to lobby state and territory health ministers to push for their governments to …

Community pharmacy can be the solution to Australia’s primary healthcare access crisis, but funding will be needed  Fresh funding will be critical to enabling community pharmacists to play a greater …

Common passions for pharmacists and medicines safety makes Adjunct Associate Professor Steve Morris an ideal fit as PSA’s new CEO  Experienced healthcare executive and pharmacist. Steve Morris will take the …