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AJP investigates the unprecedented medicine stock outs during February and March this year Small Pharmacies Group (SPG) has challenged the National Pharmaceutical Services Association (NPSA) claim that increased demand caused …

Guild national president George Tambassis has offered a glimpse into negotiations for the Seventh Community Pharmacy Agreement, and thanks members for their work during a very tough year Speaking in …

As doctors call for telehealth provisions to become permanent, pharmacy stakeholders have some concerns: remuneration for pharmacies, and whether takeup is being quantified The Australian Medical Association says that Australian …

Early results from a new Australian survey show how likely people are to conceal COVID-19-like symptoms from their employer or colleagues The survey, led by Professor Terry Haines of the …

The Federal Government has announced $48.1 million for a National Mental Health and Wellbeing Pandemic Response Plan in a move welcomed by the PSA In a joint statement with Professor …

While COVID-19 is still top of the headlines, therapeutic substitution, presenteeism and angry GPs also made the news this week There was another Australian first this week after last week’s …

The Royal Pharmacy has thanked the pharmacy sector for its work to help manage the COVID-19 pandemic Using the #ThankfulThursday hashtag, the Royals highlighted the importance of the profession, pointing …

Queensland is the latest state to allow the prescribing of PBS medicines through a digital image Under the special arrangement, which begins Monday 18 May, prescribers can provide a digital image or …

A Canberra area pharmacist and PhD candidate is examining burnout in pharmacists in the context of COVID-19 Karlee Johnston is looking for pharmacists in all Australian settings to take part …

NACCHO has advised on several recent changes to improve how ACCHO clients can receive medicines reviews In a COVID-19 NACCHO Medicines and Pharmacy Update, the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health …

It is a myth to assume that all pharmacies ‘are doing well’ from COVID-19, says the Guild, with many looking to the JobKeeper scheme to stay afloat Pharmacies located in …

Home-made Covid “cure” kills pharmacist; more UK closures; pharmacist politician risks Turkish Government crackdown to help in pandemic Chennai, India: An Ayurvedic pharmacist has died after he drank a chemical …