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Pharmacist vaccinators in the ACT should be given greater scope to protect their communities against infectious diseases, PSA has argued.
Health authorities have urged Australians returning from Iran to self-quarantine for 14 days as Australia reports its first cases of human-to-human transmission of COVID-19. There have been at least three cases of local transmission so far, all in NSW, including...
A new cautionary advisory label for antibiotics that will replace decades of advice to take the medicines ‘until all used’ or ‘until all taken’ will be released next year. 
Simple compounding has long been a part of pharmacists’ scope of practice, but new guidelines have opened up the potential for complex compounding. For some patients, compounding is their only medication option. At Soul Pattinson Chemist in Geelong, pharmacist and owner...
As interviews for the Aged Care Royal Commission continue, medical experts have voiced concerns about the overuse of psychotropics as medical restraints in aged care facilities, but Department of Health secretary Glenys Beauchamp told the commission that the government...
Stoking a turf war between GPs and pharmacists will harm patient care, PSA National President Dr Shane Jackson has warned. On Monday, the RACGP urged the public to avoid community pharmacy-run health checks, which RACGP Victoria chair Cameron Loy said...
Experts address the pharmacy practice questions that arise in relation to ECP salary negotiation, GP working relationships and commencing a RMMR service. Q: I’m an ECP and have been working at the same pharmacy for two years, taking on more...
In line with TGA regulatory changes to enhance medicine safety, PSA has developed a cautionary advisory label that warns consumers about the risk of opioid overdose and dependence.
Tales of heroism and sacrifice by pharmacists have poured out of fire-affected areas in the catastrophic fires and smoke hazes that have ravaged multiple states, killed at least 23 people and razed more than 1500 homes.  In Eden, New South...
Victorian residents living in areas with Stage 3 restrictions have been advised to wear face masks when leaving their homes, as COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the state.