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Electronic prescriptions do not eliminate dispensing errors  Pharmacists are being urged to check electronic prescriptions as thoroughly as they would paper-based scripts.   Speaking during a digital health update webinar …

Enabling community pharmacists to provide patients with full supplies of their regular medications without a prescription is “the right thing to do”, Jeremy Rockliff, Tasmania’s Premier believes   Under expanded continued …

While a majority of Australian pharmacists endorse the provision of low-dose cannabis-based medicines, most lack confidence in discussing them with patients and say they need more training A new Australian …

Dispensing has declined by 6%, with the biggest falls in respiratory and asthma-related scripts, new data reveals A new report released by Australian Institute of Health & Welfare (AIHW) has …

Nationwide real time monitoring program rollout is looking likely to happen by the end of the year  Australia’s Real Time Prescription Monitoring (RTPM) system is set to be rolled out …

We all know about the challenges that 2020 has brought, but have this year’s events had a silver lining for pharmacy? Leading UK pharmacy academic Christine Bond thinks there have …

September 1945: World War II is over, and restrictions on medicine sales, and pharmacy ownership were being lifted. Meanwhile, readers were unhappy with GPs’ script standards The recent cessation of …

E-scripts are making a huge impact on the sector, and while some pharmacies have reported teething problems, Tasmanian pharmacist Christine Timms says her experience has been generally positive  Being one …

Electronic prescriptions are here, but are you taking full advantage of this innovative technology, or are you still trying to do everything the ‘old way’? by Ben Wilkins  In conjunction …

COVID-19 has fast-tracked the introduction of e-prescribing, one of the National Health Digital Strategy priority areas. It’s vital for pharmacies to be ready for this, says Ben Wilkins The National …

Recent disasters highlighted why pharmacists should be able to dispense asthma preventers without a script, a Guild state president says Shortcomings in the treatment of patients with asthma were brutally …

Keep on top of all the developments around electronic prescriptions at APP2020 Is your pharmacy ready for the reality of electronic prescriptions? The Australian Government wants all community pharmacies to …