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The international health organisation has temporarily suspended the hydroxychloroquine arm within its COVID-19 treatment trial in light of recent findings World Health Organization director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has confirmed the …

Coronavirus lockdown made many of us anxious. But for some people, returning to “normal” might be scarier, write Amy Dawel, Eryn Newman and Sonia McCallum, Australian National University Many Australians …

A large observational study has linked hydroxychloroquine and chloroquine use to increased rates of mortality and heart arrhythmias in hospitalised COVID-19 patients A large observational study published in The Lancet has …

More than 200 pharmacy and medical students have fulfilled course requirements at Griffith University via telehealth The University says that the students are “getting their first taste of telehealth” as …

COVID-19-related issues like hydroxychloroquine were still making headlines this week, but the sector was also looking to the post-pandemic future The Pharmacy Guild‘s Suzanne Greenwood wrote about the issues the …

Some pharmacies should consider downsizing and negotiating total rent – not just deferring payments – if they want to survive post-COVID-19, warns pharmacy business expert Pharmacies located in business districts …

Pharmacists and pharmacy staff share reasons why they should have more recognition from the government during COVID-19, including through hazard pay A petition before Parliament is calling for hazard allowance …

Following the latest remarks from the President of the United States regarding hydroxychloroquine, the RACGP has urged Australians not to seek it out to try and cure or prevent COVID-19 …

High dispensing rates, customer abuse, store cleaning… what are your rights to a healthy and safe pharmacy workplace during the COVID-19 pandemic? Pharmacy employers have a legal obligation to provide …

The Pharmacy Guild has had its concerns about the “token” system for paperless scripts addressed, it says, but therapeutic substitution worries remain COVID-19 has been a “catalyst” for rapid-pace change …

Floaters could turn US pharmacies into COVID-19 “hotspots;” arrested pharmacist “may have been trying to get out of work” via alleged bomb hoax; UK pharmacy not thrilled with Government’s COVID-19 …

Am I entitled to rent relief? And what do I need to do to access it? Stephanie McGrath provides some answers Most states and territories have adopted the Federal Government’s …