THE Australian Medical
Association says it’s alarmed that
elements of the Fifth Community
Pharmacy Agreement “indicate a
Government policy shift that puts
patient safety at risk by undermining
the value of a medical diagnosis.The above snippet is the first part of an article sent to subscribers in Pharmacy Daily's issue from 05 May 10 To see the full story, see the embedded issue below or CLICK HERE to download Pharmacy Daily from 05 May 10
THE NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal has placed a “Prohibition Order” against unregistered pharmacist Ethan Le, banning him from working in any environment where he would have access to any Schedule 8 drugs.
“UNPRECEDENTED demand” for seasonal influenza vaccines has led to a shortage of supplies, according to Australia’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr Tony Hobbs, who has been tasked with ensuring as much vaccine is brought into the country as possible.
DIETARY supplements of vitamins and minerals provide no obvious clinical benefit when taken before or during pregnancy among Australian women who are well nourished, according to new research published by the Society of Hospital Pharmacists today.