The hot topics

Social media has been abuzz with criticism of the TGA’s plan to up-schedule codeine analgesics with many saying it creates increased pressure on doctor wait times and still fails to alleviate the addiction concerns.

A slap in the face for pharmacists

 Pharmacists now do (including the Intern Year PSA diploma) a total of 5 years study. And CPD on top of it once qualified. Despite all this, apparently we are still not to be trusted to recommend Panadeine etc. We are mere box-labellers for doctors, as the doctors keep telling us. Why would anyone bother to stay in pharmacy - assuming