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Pharmacists Mohamed Kaoud and Mahmoud Galal have written to Prime Minister Scott Morrison, calling for help with both protecting and recognising the profession AJP has published their letter in full …

A medication safety advocate speaks about calling for change following the death of her son, and how pharmacists can learn from mistakes, rather than the focus being on punishment In …

Leading pharmacy groups are set to join in talks to formulate a joint safety policy, say Chris Freeman and Leanne Wells Next week will see the convening of a Strategic …

Recommendations on safeguarding the confidentiality of notifiers are imminent from the review conducted in the wake of the attempted murder of a pharmacist A final report on safeguarding the confidentiality …

Pharmacy and medical groups have hailed legislation to introduce real time monitoring in QLD, although some have expressed concerns over potential patient backlash Queensland Minister for Health Steven Miles has …

Pharmacists are invited to contribute to a major new medication safety initiative  The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care is seeking feedback on the draft of Australia’s …

What are the practical steps pharmacists can take to aid in safe and appropriate use of opioid analgesics? As concerns grow over the inappropriate use of opioid analgesics, is there …

Pharmacists should be notified when and why a drug is being prescribed off-label says MP who has called for an inquiry into the practice A federal MP, whose daughter suffered …

As parts of Australia continue to swelter through January heat, stakeholders have urged the public to be aware of overheating and dehydration risks A week after the ACT experienced a …

The TGA has issued a safety advisory regarding BFB Be Fast Block Capsules, Big Penis U.S.A tablets and Lanky Genuine Capsules All three products pose a serious health risk and should …

SHPA has hit back at claims in a pharmaceutical publication about vial sharing in chemotherapy Earlier this week, pharmaceutical and life sciences publication PharmaDispatch published an article in which companies …

The TGA has issued a safety advisory regarding odium glucose co-transporter 2 inhibitors The TGA says it is working with sponsors of sodium glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors to update …