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One stakeholder pleads with the public for patience on RATs and a consumer-driven site keeps sending people to pharmacy, as the Government denies diverting the tests Amid continued high demand …

Limitations in the size of the rural and remote pharmacy workforce disadvantages populations in these areas. Research has provided a snapshot of the situation in parts of NSW This article …

Wholesaler portals will likely show zero stock quantity for both Actemra ACTPen autoinjector and pre-filled syringe, even if they are available, said TGA The TGA has provided pharmacists with instructions …

Health Minister announces new Medicines Supply Security Guarantee to prevent shortages as part of deals with pharma industry Generic medicines companies will start to hold a minimum of four to …

The number of drug shortages in Australia rose by 300% when the COVID-19 pandemic hit, but what was the real cause? Two pharmacists analysed the data Australia’s medicines supply was …

Productivity Commission report says chemicals for medicine manufacturing a risk area The import of chemicals used to manufacture medicines was one of few areas of vulnerability in Australia’s supply chain, …

Community pharmacists are now able to substitute Actemra formulations without prior prescriber approval, due to serious shortages Two tocilizumab (Actemra) formulations are now effectively interchangeable at the pharmacy level after …

TGA working with wholesalers to restrict available Actemra stock to community pharmacies and hospitals as stocks dwindle Australia faces a shortage of arthritis drug Actemra (tocilizumab) following recommendation by the …

TGA launches consultation into issues around medicine supply and shortages  The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) is conducting a public consultation seeking feedback on reforms intended to help ensure ongoing, reliable …

Sertraline shortage flagged as TGA also issues warning over herbal pregnancy medicines Australia faces a shortage of sertraline, which could clast until April, the Therapeutic Goods Administration has warned. In …

New batch of replacement medicines approved for use in Australia to combat ongoing medicines shortages   The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has announced some new updates to the list of Section …

Questions over the price of private prescriptions due to “commercial decisions by the pharmacist” as Senate tackles the question of medicine shortages Federal Senators questioned Department of Health officials on …