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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 …

Doctors are claiming a COVID-19 vaccine should stay focused on the GP setting, calling pharmacy “a retail space trying to sell you products” One pharmacy stakeholder has expressed disappointment with …

An AJP poll has delivered a surprising result: many readers have reservations about the COVID-19 vaccine As the UK gets ready to roll out its COVID-19 immunisation program on Tuesday, …

Pharmacist sentenced to death over wife’s murder; UK examines COVID’s impact on the profession’s mental health; Scottish pharmacy workers to get COVID payment Kuching, Malaysia: Pharmacist Wong Zing Haw has …

Face masks are making it harder to communicate – especially with pharmacists, doctors and nurses, a study shows A new study by researchers from the University of Manchester has found …

Pharmacy is “integral” to the distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine… yet the sector is excluded from a key advisory body Two articles in this week’s edition of Guild newsletter Forefront …

The incidence of colds and flu has dropped significantly in 2020, while mental health concerns are on the rise, new data shows Roy Morgan has interviewed more than 5,000 Australians …