Cautionary advisory labels

Scenario A 70-year-old male patient is being discharged from hospital today and you note that swallowing difficulties are detailed in his case history. The dispensing...

Changes to S3 salbutamol scheduling

Amendments to the S3 listing for salbutamol released last week will ease dispensing restrictions, hopefully reducing patient frustration and stopping unacceptable abuse experienced by some pharmacists.

Pharmacy and medical termination of pregnancy

One in six Australian pharmacists are pro-life and oppose elective termination of pregnancy. But this does not diminish their responsibilities to patients. Marie enters your...

APF and Handbook 25th Edition

After 119 years, the indispensable pharmacists’ reference guide has evolved to match practice with its second digital as well as 25th print edition.

COVID-19 and influenza vaccinations: tips for community pharmacists

The COVID-19 pandemic makes it more important than ever for Australians to access influenza vaccinations and pharmacist immunisers are ready to help protect the community.

New Label 24 to help pharmacists reduce opioid risks

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.