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No lasting increase in low-dose codeine use following upscheduling, TGA says, as study reveals pharmacists’ post-schedule experiences  The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has found there was a temporary spike in the …

COVID-19 has fast-tracked the introduction of e-prescribing. So how do you get your pharmacy e-prepared? asks Ben Wilkins How you deliver care to your patients is an area that is …

Pharmacist prescribing in Australia is nearly two decades behind that in the UK, but will doctors manage to retain medical dominance? There is room for further acceptance of prescribing as …

Doctors shouldn’t prescribe hydroxychloroquine for family and friends to treat COVID-19, write a group of authors including prominent pharmacists In Australian Prescriber the authors, who include Associate Professor Ian Coombes, …

The top 1% of prescribers accounted for 49% of all opioid doses and 27% of all opioid prescriptions, US study finds A retrospective, observational study has examined the distribution and patterns …

Mixed messages from the Department of Health over two-month prescriptions, as new documents say pharmacist mark-ups will impact consumer and taxpayer savings New Department of Health documents reveal that two-month …

A wide range of articles made our 10 most-read features for 2019, including some from the recent past Careers advice, pharmacist prescribing, changing methods of practice, clinical articles and Chemist …

The Pharmacy Board has revealed its position on pharmacist prescribing, and the responses to it have been wildly divergent  The release of the Pharmacy Board of Australia’s position statement on …

Moves to limit inappropriate use and prescribing of alprazolam have not had the intended effect, according to a new study The study, published in JAMA Network Open, sought to investigate …

Nearly three-quarters of Australians who take medications regularly are not keeping a complete record of them, new data shows The results of a YouGov Galaxy survey, released on Monday by …

GP shortages are leaving Aussies frustrated, says Guild in push for more vaccines, common ailments and prescribing, but AMA says pharmacists are trying to play doctor After having to defend …

The Department of Health is considering restrictions on doctor prescribing of antibiotic repeats The Federal health department has undertaken a review of listings for the top five antibiotics prescribed with …