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Metformin shortage substitution warning period extended to the end of the year  The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has extended its Serious Shortage Substitution Notice for metformin modified-release 500 mg tablets …

A range of new updates have been made to the TGA Medicine Shortages Information page There have been a number of new updates posted on the Therapeutic Goods Administration’s Medicines …

Pharmacist MP raises the shortage of medicines issue in Parliament as concerns rise over supplies in a renewed pandemic surge     Australian hospitals could face potentially life threatening shortages of …

The numbers of medicine recalls and reported shortages increased substantially during the second half of 2019 Australian pharmacists were active in reporting medicine adverse events, and the number of medicine …

Claims that rural pharmacies have been experiencing shortages after an “unprecedented run” on PBS medicines by large groups The Rural Pharmacy Network Australia (RPNA) has called for an investigation into …

No COVID-19 related medicine shortages yet, regulators say, but reports surface of rural supply issues The TGA is continuing to advise consumers against the stockpiling of medicines, saying that there …

The current flu crisis only serves to highlight the need for national consistency in accessing vaccines through community pharmacies under the NIP, says a Guild leader The mainstream media continues …

New advice on medicines shortages provided by regulators as shipping delays add another case to the list  The TGA today advised that Prenoxad 1 mg/mL solution for injection in a …

The Senate has passed legislation which will require pharmaceutical companies to report shortages of important medicines as they occur Based on the new legislation, medicine companies will have to report …

This week, a violent customer who stabbed two pharmacists appears in court, New Zealand sees a new pharmacy group for its Pacific population and a promise of no post-Brexit meds …

A pharmacist has called on colleagues to avoid selling urine-testing strips to dieters and keep them for people with diabetes The ABC has reported on the rising interest in weight …

The Guild has outlined some of its concerns about red tape in a submission to the Senate Inquiry on the issue The inquiry Committee is examining the red-tape effect on …