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[Issue No. 182] PSS E-Bulletin August 2022

Do you know how much pharmaceutical waste Singapore produces?

Aseptic compounding is a specialised skillset that is needed by healthcare staff, such as pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and nurses, who are required to prepare medication for patient use.

The 31st Singapore Pharmacy Congress (SPC) 2022 was successfully held physically and virtually in Singapore from 23rd-24th July 2022, connecting pharmacists from diverse backgrounds both onsite and online. It has been 3 years since SPC was last held at Suntec Convention and Exhibition Centre in 2019.

Do you know that patients with low health literacy often have poorer medication adherence, utilise more healthcare resources and are at an increased risk of hospitalisation and mortality?

The Pharmaceutical Society of Singapore (PSS) Infectious Diseases Special Interest group (IDSIG) created a quick guide to support pharmacists in recommending COVID-19 vaccinations and caring for patients with COVID-19.

Heartiest Congratulations to all winners!

These prestigious annual awards are conferred to outstanding pharmacists who have excelled in their field of practice. These awards aim to inspire fellow pharmacists to strive for excellence, and together achieve greater heights for the pharmacy profession.

Congratulations to our fellow PSS Members!

The National Day Awards are presented to individuals who have dedicated their service to the betterment of Singapore. We warmly congratulate our PSS members who were awarded these prestigious awards, on being recognised for their efforts in nation-building.