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There was lots of regulatory news this week, as we count down the days until the Federal Election… and find out how pharmacists may vote The Health Professional Councils Authority …

Pharmacy owners need to keep a close eye on whether the number of staff dispensing is in line with workload guidelines, says one authority In its latest circular, the Victorian …

The Pharmacy Council of NSW has highlighted the problem of unsafe workloads, saying they’re a frequent contributor to complaints The Council receives more than 300 complaints against pharmacists a year, …

SHPA has spoken out in support of hospital pharmacists, following reports of understaffing, pressure and looming industrial action in the ACT The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia says that …

In an investigative piece entitled “Boots: Pharmacists under Pressure?”, the broadcaster will look into concerns about workload pressures jeopardising patient safety Boots UK (formerly Boots the Chemists), trading as Boots, is …

Low pay and under-recognition are part of the reason pharmacists are feeling stressed, one stakeholder warns The National Stress and Wellbeing Survey of Pharmacists, Intern Pharmacists and Pharmacy Students found …

Nearly three-quarters of pharmacists would support greater controls on their workload, an AJP poll suggests AJP recently reported on efforts in the US state of Illinois to set caps on …

We take a look back at the week in pharmacy There’s growing concern that when codeine-containing analgesics are upscheduled early next year, consumers may turn to ibuprofen to manage pain… …

Are you getting the breaks you need in the workplace? Earlier this week, PPA reminded employee pharmacists that it is illegal to force pharmacists to routinely work through lunch breaks, unless …

A lively debate between the PSA and SHPA earlier this week is a good reminder that pharmacy working conditions matter to patient care whatever the setting, says union spokesperson PPA’s Matt …

At PDL we get the occasional call from pharmacists concerned that their heavy workload could lead to a dispensing error. When questioned on workload recommendations, we refer the caller to …