THE Royal Pharmaceutical
Society of Great Britain says many
of its members believe that
medicine shortages in the UK have
become worse in the last few
months, with pharmacists
“continuing to dedicate precious
time trying to obtain medicines for
patients, when they could be
spending it on direct patient care”.The above snippet is the first part of an article sent to subscribers in Pharmacy Daily's issue from 21 May 10 To see the full story, see the embedded issue below or CLICK HERE to download Pharmacy Daily from 21 May 10
SOUTH Australian coroner Mark Johns has recommended that laxative medications be removed from pharmacy front of shop and only made available with pharmacist advice, after an inquest into the death of an anorexic woman who was reportedly taking up to 800 tablets each day.
THE Queensland Government has launched an inquiry into all sales of pharmacies in the state over the last two years – including the purchase of the Malouf group by Ramsay Health exclusively revealed by Pharmacy Daily (PD 23 Aug 17).