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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 …

Patient safety in regard to high-risk medicines is a new focus for two organisations who have joined together to help Australian clinical pharmacists have an unprecedented opportunity to improve patient …

We lack clinical knowledge and experience when advising pregnant women on medicine use, pharmacists believe Pharmacists require more training in the provision of medication safety advice to pregnant women, Australian …

The TGA has issued a warning to consumers not to take Lishou Strong Slimming capsules The TGA tested a substance labelled “Lishou Strong Slimming” capsules and found that they contained …

UK safety standards unmet; pharmacist allegedly robs another pharmacy; narrow miss for patients; Kiwi pharmacy unfazed by Chemist Warehouse next door Oakland, California: Drugstore robberies are commonplace in the US, …

Despite pressure from prescribers or patients, pharmacists should stand firm in ensuring any script they dispense is appropriate and safe, say experienced pharmacists Early last month Fairfax media reported on …