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Codeine stayed in the headlines this week, amid a flurry of announcements from stakeholder bodies The codeine debate rolled on, with State and Territory Health Ministers responding to NSW Nationals …

Pharmacy Board’s updated guidance on how to plan your CPD in light of the revised competency standards framework A comprehensive review of the 2010 framework was combined with integration of …

Pharmacists have been reminded that the Code of Conduct applies to all online activity—including public forums and closed groups The Social media policy and Code of conduct for pharmacists both …

It’s World Pharmacists’ Day, and Australia’s pharmacy organisations are celebrating Marked worldwide on Monday 25 September 2017, the theme of this year’s day is “From research to healthcare: Your pharmacist …

It’s been a week for official announcements in community pharmacy If you’ve been wondering what to do with your leftover low-dose codeine stock next year when these products are upscheduled, …

AHPRA has now published its National Boards fees for 2017/2018 And while fees were frozen for eight professions, pharmacy wasn’t one of them. The Pharmacy Board – as well as …

10 key statistics from the latest Pharmacy Board of Australia quarterly registration data As of 30 June there were 30,360 registered pharmacists 27,544 of these held general registration (plus 1709 …

The Pharmacy Board has released revised guidance around compounding of sterile injectables, to take effect from February 2018 The Board’s new guidance, Compounding of sterile injectable medicines, replaces the currently …

The number of registered pharmacists in Australia continues to rise, Board data shows Pharmacists and other industry stakeholders recently told the AJP that pharmacists are “leaving the profession in droves”. …

Cautions issued to compounders who broke guidelines over replicating commercial products   The Pharmacy Board of Australia has expressed concerns about pharmacists’ breaching compounding guidelines by preparing products that are …

The Pharmacy Board says its work to revise the currently postponed section “Expiry of compounded parenteral medicines” of the Guidelines on compounding of medicines is nearing completion “We expect to …

Pharmacy’s code of conduct is to be revisited as Board renews warnings over advertising breaches The Pharmacy Board of Australia has started a scheduled review of the existing Pharmacy Code of …