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Survey reveals how the pandemic has hampered the provision of vaccinations in Australian pharmacies COVID-19 pandemic has adversely affected the ability of pharmacists in Australia to provide vaccination services, new …

Ahpra has accepted all recommendations from a review into the safety of notifiers, which was launched after a GP’s violent attack on a pharmacist that saw him jailed for attempted …

The second in a series brought to you by the AJP and the Pharmacists’ Support Service, and presented by Helen Lowy, pharmacist and counsellor This one-hour webinar is aimed at …

The Victorian Pharmacy Authority has issued advice from the state’s police service on security and safety during the pandemic In its latest communique, the VPA says that Victoria Police has …

Following the deaths of several frontline pharmacists around the world, FIP is calling for coordinated action to help support the profession, including with personal protective equipment On Tuesday the International …

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 …