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A Victorian pharmacist found guilty of 52 charges of theft for conduct described by the court as ‘glaringly dishonest’ has had his leave to appeal refused A pharmacist who was …

Guild welcomes pre-election commitment from Victorian Liberals to legislate for OTC oral contraceptives The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has welcomed the announcement by the Victorian Liberal Party that it will improve …

Victoria Police has issued an alert about the theft from pharmacies of medicines containing pseudoephedrine Over three days from 26 to 29 June 2018, three south-eastern suburban pharmacies were broken …

Inspectors have been routinely asking pharmacists about abuse or threats arising from the rescheduling… here’s what they found With the codeine upschedule occurring on 1 February this year, the police …

The Victorian government has passed legislation to allow a mandatory prescription monitoring system to roll out by 2018 The Drugs, Poisons and Controlled Substances Amendment (Real-time Prescription Monitoring) Bill 2017, …

First commercial harvest of medicinal cannabis on Aussie soil, which is set to be used by patients and for CSIRO research Melbourne-based company Cann Group has announced it has completed …

The state government has rejected the federal EERCD system, this week introducing legislation to deliver its own real-time prescription monitoring system The Drugs, Poisons and Controlled Substances Amendment (Real-time Prescription …

Election results are in for Pharmacy Guild committees in the two biggest states, with a number of new candidates elected Some new faces will sit on the committees of both …

What is island life like for the pharmacists living and working alongside the penguins? AJP speaks with Greg Kossena, managing partner of Priceline Pharmacy Cowes. 1) How long has the …

A new pilot program that will enable pharmacists to monitor chronic conditions and manage medications has drawn criticism from GP quarters Edit: This story has been edited to remove out-of-date …

State’s health department has been forced to reassess policy after concerns about numbers of methadone-related deaths were raised by the Coroner Key changes in the revised ‘Policy for maintenance pharmacotherapy …

AJP checks up on one of Victoria’s Supercare pharmacies as it prepares for the rollout of its free nursing service  Ascot Vale Pharmacy was one of five pharmacies that switched to …