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The presidents of all five international organisations that make up the World Health Professions Alliance have called for continued support for health and care workers in 2021 in a joint …

An award-winning pharmacy team describes how they delivered chemotherapy to patients during the pandemic The WA Country Health Service (WACHS) TeleChemotherapy Pharmacy team has received national recognition from the Society of …

Keep COVID vaccine out of discount stores and shopping centres: AMA says The Australian Medical Association has called for COVID-19 vaccinations to be kept away from common community pharmacy locations. …

Ongoing debate over community pharmacy involvement in COVID-19 vaccine rollout is “a waste of everybody’s time”, says leading community pharmacist Lobbying by GP groups against the proposed role of community …

GPs are at the centre of Australia’s fast-tracked COVID vaccination strategy, but there seems no role for pharmacy, despite overseas colleagues involvement  Plans for Australia’s COVID-19 are being revealed following …

Pharmacy stakeholders are dismayed as a new survey shows more than a fifth of retail workers were spat or coughed on during the pandemic The SDA, which represents workers in …

The ACCC has begun proceedings against a women’s clothing company for alleged false or misleading claims about its ‘Anti-virus Activewear’ The ACCC alleges that In July 2020, Lorna Jane claimed …

“Confusion and frustration” are rife over the seeming exclusion of community pharmacy from COVID vaccine rollout plans, a Guild leader says Community pharmacy is expressing “confusion and frustration” over its …

Script dispensing numbers went crazy in March due to the pandemic rush, with demand for one group of medicines increasing by 87%, a new report shows Volume of PBS scripts …

A hospital pharmacy worker has tested positive to COVID-19 after working across multiple sites, and a Chemist Warehouse has been added to NSW Health’s watch list As numbers rise in …

Doctors have again slammed the idea of pharmacists vaccinating against COVID-19, saying they will be inadequately skilled and trained The Australian Medical Association’s Queensland branch issued a statement saying that …

Ahead of a COVID-19 vaccine, AHPRA and the Pharmacy Board are asking pharmacist immunisers to complete a survey about their immunisation training The organisations say that information gathered from the …