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There is growing concern over the level of antibiotics and other pharmaceuticals in the environment. Sheshtyn Paola investigates how this can lead to the spread of antimicrobial resistance In the …

AJP host Miranda is joined by Toni Riley, program manager of the RUM project, and two of the winning pharmacies in this year’s RUM competition:   Paul Nathan and Christian …

New data from NSW Poisons Information Centre has found a 25% increase in medication error calls between 2013-2017 The NSW Poisons Information Centre has seen an increase in calls related …

Latest survey finds 65% of Aussies dispose of medicines in the household garbage, while a further quarter pour them down the drain The results of a 2016 survey on medicines …

Parents share their medicines safety strategies as part of RUM consumer awareness campaign The Return of Unwanted Medicines (RUM) project has partnered with online community Mum Central to spread the …

Unwanted, expired and improperly disposed of medicines pose a serious threat to people, animals and the environment. How can pharmacists play an active role in reducing the impacts? How active …

With recent flooding wreaking havoc in NSW and Qld, RUM reminds pharmacists to be wary of damaged stock Over the past week many pharmacies have been devastated by the floods in …

The member organisation has secured a million-dollar financial boost under the Health Department’s ‘Health Peak and Advisory Bodies’ program The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) will receive $1.24 million in …

The RUM Project will be conducting a fresh audit to analyse the latest on medication disposal across Australia A research team from Griffith University has been appointed by the Return and …

The Victorian Pharmacy Authority has announced the appointment of Victorian pharmacist Toni Riley as its chairperson. Riley has been a pharmacist member of the Authority since October 2012 and is …

The PSA has welcomed the appointment of Victorian pharmacist Toni Riley as Project Manager of the RUM Project. Riley will take over as the new project manager from September 1, …