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Elements of today’s economic stimulus package will directly benefit community pharmacy businesses… and also help prevent presenteeism, say pharmacy groups Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced the Federal Government’s $17.6 billion …

Pharmacy groups have welcomed the Government’s COVID-19 package, highlighting the problems of misinformation and the need for calm The Federal Government has announced a $2.4 billion health package to help …

The Pharmacy Guild has issued a statement regarding its flagship Australian Pharmacy Professional conference, which is set to go ahead next week The statement is reproduced below. We understand there …

The TGA has issued new advice telling Australians that there’s no need to stockpile medicines, as it could cause access problems for others On Tuesday, the Therapeutic Goods Administration said …

With pressure being put on pharmacists by people wishing to stockpile medicines and other items, PDL and PSS advise on how you can best respond Professional indemnity insurance provider PDL …

As toilet paper shelves empty out and worried Australians start to stockpile medicines, the number of COVID-19 cases in the country continues to rise The Federal Government had some questions …

Coronavirus patients are likely to present to pharmacies as well as GPs, says one stakeholder, after a state Health Minister slammed doctors for “refusing” to help patients The Doctors Reform …

While there’s no advice to stockpile medicines (or toilet paper), Australians are reportedly doing so… are your patients among them? Representatives of the Pharmacy Guild and the PSA have warned …

‘Is this real?’: Shocked pharmacists remind people to keep calm in the wake of increasing COVID-19 panic, and warn against “stocking up” on prescription medicines Australians fearful that a COVID-19 outbreak …

As GPs and hospitals come under increasing pressure from COVID-19, it “just makes sense” for pharmacists to do more, says Guild… but RACGP labels it a “cynical ploy” Pharmacists should …

The World Health Organization has joined TikTok to provide health advice as social media platforms clamp down on COVID-19 misinformation Social media platforms are prioritising posts from the World Health …