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Shortages—of pharmacists, RUM bins and potentially medicines and devices, associated with Brexit—were a focus this week Raven’s Recruitment released its latest report, and general manager Heidi Dariz warned that many …

There is an ongoing shortage of unwanted medicines bins available for pharmacies, the RUM Project warns Toni Riley, project manager of the RUM Project has advised that they are currently …

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 …

Do pharmacies flush unwanted medicines down the toilet? Study reveals consumer confusion about what to do with expired and unwanted medicines A series of detailed consumer interviews has revealed the …

Australians are engaging in inappropriate storage, use and disposal of medicines – even those who are aware of safety and environmental risks A poster study presented at the recent National …

What are the 20 medicines that are most commonly dumped in your pharmacy’s RUM bin? An article reviewing the findings of the two most recent audits of Return Unwanted Medicines Project …

The final winner of our AJP/RUM ‘Search for Australia’s Oldest Medicine’ campaign has been chosen The winning entry is from Christian Rossi of Maddington Village Pharmacy, WA, and is three bottles …

It’s now entering the final week of the RUM/AJP ‘Search for Australia’s Oldest Medicine’ and entries are continuing to arrive in our inbox. Among the recent contenders is an unopened …

The third winner of our AJP/RUM ‘Search for Australia’s Oldest Medicine’ campaign has been decided  This amazing bottle of Mother Siegel’s Curative Syrup, returned to his pharmacy by a customer …

More treasures emerge through the AJP/RUM ‘Search for Australia’s Oldest Medicine’ Pharmacies around Australia are continuing to send us photos of some amazing old medicines dropped in by customers for …

The entries continue to roll in for our ‘Search for Australia’s Oldest Medicines’, co-run by AJP and the Return of Unwanted Medicines (RUM) Project The main image is from a selection …

The second winner of our ‘Search for Australia’s Oldest Medicine’ competition has been revealed Pharmacist Roy Packer, from Super Pharmacy Plus in the Brisbane suburb of Stafford, sent us images of …