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Pharmaceuticals contributed to more than three-quarters of deaths last year, but SafeScript may have helped reduce methadone deaths, new coroner’s report reveals Overdose rates in Victoria have gradually increased over …

The frequency of suicide in Victoria didn’t change with the onset of COVID-19, however, the pandemic could be a major background stressor: study reveals While COVID-19 is not linked to …

The PSA Victorian branch has announced the state’s Pharmacist of the Year, ECP of the Year, Lifetime Achievement Award winners and more A number of Victorian pharmacists have been honoured …

Pharmacists should critically examine all electronic scripts for forgery or fraud to ensure lawful supply, particularly for S4s and S8s, says Authority Victoria has enabled the national electronic prescribing framework …

This brings the total in Victoria to 65 cases among pharmacists, with more than 3200 cases among healthcare workers in the state to date There has been a significant number …

There is an assumption that “pharmacies must be doing alright – you can still open”, but the Guild says some are barely hanging on Research companies tracking movement in the …

Pharmaceutical wholesalers exempt from Victorian warehouse and distribution restrictions: TGA  The TGA’s Medicine Shortages Working Party – comprising pharmaceutical industry, wholesaler and health professional groups – says it supports and …

Pharmacies in the greater Melbourne region with software capability can now commence dispensing e-prescriptions, the Australian Digital Health Agency has announced While previous communications stated electronic prescriptions should only be …

‘Enough is enough’: Pharmacists in Melbourne and regional Victoria complain of not being prioritised as essential workers and having their COVID-19 test results delayed Pharmacy staff have had “very mixed …

Clarification on pharmacy visits as Melbourne moves to Stage 4 restrictions with curfew and regional Victoria to Stage 3 Community pharmacies across Victoria may continue to operate as usual during …

Situation stabilising at wholesaler warehouse linked to COVID-19 outbreak There have been no additional confirmed positive COVID-19 cases linked to a pharmaceutical wholesalers Victorian warehouse where there were reports of …

NSW, WA join Victoria in allowing pharmacists to supply medicines using digital images of scripts, but PSA shares pharmacists’ frustrations with the measures WA doctors and other prescribers who conduct …