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Which story headed our top ten most read articles over the last month? Stories about crime and regulatory issues dominated our readers interest recently. However the top ten stories over …

Pharmacy Guild welcomes Budget business relief measures and digital support boost There were a number of measures designed to relieve the regulatory burden on small and medium sized businesses in …

Restrictions on alprazolam prescribing have failed to curb usage, with sales of bigger packs on the increase  Measures introduced in 2017 to prevent potentially harmful usage of alprazolam have failed …

Research shows communication about emerging safety risks of medicines is not consistent between countries… and the Australian regulator issued fewer warnings than other countries A new study has analysed how …

Queensland will suffer from government decision to reject a separate pharmacy council, says the pharmacy owner Earlier this year, the Health, Communities, Disability Services and Domestic and Family Violence Prevention …

What not to do: Three pharmacy owners have been reprimanded and two cautioned in recent panel hearings into their pharmacy practice In the first quarter of 2018 alone, the Victorian …

The renewed call by doctors’ groups to open up pharmacy ownership to non-pharmacists beggars belief given the medical profession’s own experiences with corporatisation, says Anthony Tassone For reasons we can …

A pharmacy authority has pulled up two owners for failing to meet their responsibilities In June this year, the Victorian Pharmacy Authority held two panel hearings following allegations that licensees …

Government goes against ACCC and expert advice in exempting nappy rash products and tampons from strict regulations, and excluding ear candling from the ARTG Following a TGA consultation into options …

Recent panel hearings have looked into allegations that licensees had failed to meet their responsibilities to comply with good pharmacy practice at registered premises Three panel hearings were held in …

PSA and SHPA are at odds with the Guild in their support of changes to pack sizes, while some pharmacists have voiced concerns about stock management, logistics and cost The …

Regulators to focus on pharmacy ownership and franchise arrangements   The Victorian Pharmacy Authority is set to introduce an audit program this year that will focus on pharmacy business commercial arrangements, in …