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A pharmacy owner has been reprimanded for failing to maintain accurate S8 records – with evidence of 43 unprocessed transactions in two weeks In January 2019 the Victorian Pharmacy Authority …

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 …

NSW Guild has briefed members on preparing for potential upcoming State and Federal elections, citing ‘contempt’ for community pharmacy within some government departments NSW Guild President David Heffernan has called …

The SHPA has suggested limiting pack sizes, indications and dose limits for S8 opioids In its submission to the TGA’s consultation on S8 opioid use and misuse in Australia – …

ACT Health plans to roll out a real time monitoring system for drugs of concern by March 2019 ACT Health implemented the Drugs and Poisons Information System (DAPIS) in the …

There is no substance to reports that GPs could be banned from prescribing S8 analgesics, the TGA says Over the long weekend, Fairfax and News media reported that the TGA’s …

His overprescribing patterns affected 13 patients, many of whom were drug dependent or recovering from dependency According to a decision released this week, Dr Angelo Arreza was found to have …

The state government has rejected the federal EERCD system, this week introducing legislation to deliver its own real-time prescription monitoring system The Drugs, Poisons and Controlled Substances Amendment (Real-time Prescription …

For safe dispensing, it’s important to be aware of the four key factors in S8 dispensing incidents, says indemnity body Most pharmacists will be aware of the ever-expanding range of …

“Does anybody know if there are any documents that describe appropriate environmentally friendly methods for destroying drugs of addiction. “An example I have become aware of was where a pharmacist simply …

A NSW GP has been struck off for overprescribing drugs of addiction to patients, including known doctor shoppers Dr David George West, 75, has had his registration cancelled following proceedings …

Non-compliance is rife in the handling of Schedule 8 medicines, the Pharmacy Board of Australia warns In its latest quarterly newsletter, the Board has warned of the “deterioration” of S8 …