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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 …

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: …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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) …

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 …

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 …

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 …