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American researchers trialed three interventions to reduce inappropriate antibiotic prescribing… and two helped significantly Jason N. Doctor, of the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, looked at how three behavioural …

Providing repeat scripts of antibiotics may be leading to hoarding for future use, say pharmacy researchers A retrospective study by researchers from the University of Tasmania and Curtin University has …

With pharmacist input, a new toolkit has been created to help universities teach prescribing skills Researchers at the Queensland University of Technology collaborated with the University of Western Australia, the …

Use of prescription opioids and psychotropic meds during pregnancy increases risk of drug withdrawal in newborns, US study finds Researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School have …

The Chief Medical Officer has sent out more than 5000 letters to GPs with the highest prescribing rates Australia’s highest antibiotic-prescribing GPs have been targeted with a letter from Chief …

Asia-Pacific is the largest region of a global generics market set to experience double-digit growth through to 2021, according to research experts The global generic medicines market has registered a compound …

Pharmacist prescribing may present concerns to the average GP, but evidence shows it may improve access to healthcare for patients. How could such a model work in everyone’s favour? This …

A NSW doctor has had her registration cancelled for repeatedly prescribing large amounts of opioids and benzodiazepines to drug-seeking patients The GP, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has …

The Government has announced a new plan to target antimicrobial resistance which takes a ‘one health’ approach that recognises human, animal and ecosystem health. And better prescribing will be a …

All prescriptions aren’t created equal, writes Angelo Pricolo What makes a good prescription? Ask the doctor and they’ll likely say it should relay the correct drug, dose and directions, in …

The idea of GPs dispensing medicines has again arisen in the RACGP’s submission to the King Review The College’s submission states that incentives to pharmacy to provide access to after-hours …

But it is an important advancement that requires our immediate attention, says this hospital pharmacist Sophie Paviour from Redland-Wynnum Hospitals in Brisbane has asked fellow pharmacists to be more conscious of …