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Coroner says it is ‘impossible’ to identify whether the timing of pharmacist dispensing was a factor in the death of a young woman, within two days of commencing methadone treatment …

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conditions and manage medications has drawn criticism from GP quarters Edit: This story has been edited to remove out-of-date …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 …