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COVID-19-related issues like hydroxychloroquine were still making headlines this week, but the sector was also looking to the post-pandemic future The Pharmacy Guild‘s Suzanne Greenwood wrote about the issues the …

The Pharmacy Guild has had its concerns about the “token” system for paperless scripts addressed, it says, but therapeutic substitution worries remain COVID-19 has been a “catalyst” for rapid-pace change …

While COVID-19 is still top of the headlines, therapeutic substitution, presenteeism and angry GPs also made the news this week There was another Australian first this week after last week’s …

The first medicine has been added to the TGA’s new Serious Medicine Shortage List for therapeutic substitution by pharmacists – but is the new process fit for purpose? The TGA …

The therapeutic substitution arrangements in their proposed form are “not workable” and ultimately “unacceptable”, says pharmacy body A few weeks ago the Federal Government announced it would implement changes to …

South Australia has extended emergency supply, with the Interim Chief Pharmacist urging patients not to try to stockpile South Australians in need of an emergency supply of essential medicines during …

The Government has moved on the continued dispensing instrument and therapeutic substitution – but do the changes announced today go far enough? Pharmacy Guild Queensland branch president Trent Twomey has …