Puss banned from his favourite Boots; UK pharmacist warned over relationship with patient; 鈥渄ial-a-doping鈥 allegations made over pharmacy delivery UK: A community pharmacist has been issued a warning after it …

Community pharmacy has a bigger role to play in antimicrobial stewardship than commonly thought, say pharmacy experts, but funding and awareness is needed Community pharmacists can participate as much as …

Pharmacists dispensing medical abortion, contraceptives most concerned about costs, shortages and regulatory issues, online posts reveal Community pharmacists are more likely to reach out for information or support on health …

Could adding nicotine lozenges to varenicline treatment boost smoking cessation rates? A new study has shown promising results Nicotine lozenges may be safely used alongside varenicline to help smokers quit, …

Pharmacists are 鈥渙ften the first port of call鈥 for women with pelvic pain. Knowing the relevant medicines, red flags and when to refer are top of the list on how …

Women need more support to quit smoking during pregnancy but there is a lack of evidence around medicines safety, say researchers A UNSW Sydney-led study of 1.7 million pregnancies in …

Pharmacist 鈥渃hampions鈥 can assist prescribers to make more informed choices on empirical prescribing of antibiotics, study finds More education is needed for prescribers to use antibiograms to improve their antibiotic …

Codeine combinations most dispensed after hospital discharge, with some groups revealing higher rates of long-term opioid use, study finds Long-term use of opioids following hospital admission or emergency department (ED) …

Pharmacists reminded of dispensing obligations and potential drug interactions as patients begin to receive MDMA-assisted psychotherapy Patients in the community are beginning to receive MDMA-assisted psychotherapy after the drug was …

The 18-month Victorian trial aims to combat rise in drug-related ED admissions and increase in illicit potent opioids Victoria will be running a pill testing trial for up to 18 …

New research has found many clinical practice guidelines contain limited guidance on deprescribing鈥 could pharmacists be the missing link? Deprescribing recommendations are becoming more common but are still missing from …

Antidepressant withdrawal symptoms affect around one in six people, a large study estimates, after taking into account the 鈥渘ocebo鈥 effect One in six people who stop taking antidepressants experience discontinuation …