The concept of outsourcing compounding is not new – not only have we been doing it at ACPHARM since 2004 – but it is the way most compounding is carried out in England. Outsource compounding facilities, referred to as “Specials Labs,” are facilities that carry out compounding only under GMP conditions. When a doctor writes […]
Ever-increasing regulatory standards for Australian compounding pharmacies Complex compounding has evolved in Australia at an exponential speed. Not surprisingly, there has been an alarming increase in the number of cases involving complex compounding coming before pharmacy regulators. The main concern is the risk to patient safety and the lack of training and understanding of the […]
Dear Members My name is Daryll Knowles, I am the owner of Australian Custom Pharmaceuticals, one of Australia’s largest compounding pharmacies. I have been practising compounding for over 30 years and my facility is a recognized education site for University students and Compounding pharmacist training. It is only through thorough dialogue and understanding of all […]
Matt Chalmers When I started in this industry in 2002, there were just 12 compounding pharmacies in Australia. Today, there are over 500 compounding pharmacies that will make and dispense medicines by doctor’s prescription and patient order. There are a number of reasons for this rise, however there are two major contributors that, above all […]
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