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A women’s clothing company has been fined almost $40,000 after it promoted “anti-virus activewear” The TGA announced on Friday that it had issued three infringement notices, totalling $39,960, to the …

South Australia is rolling out a two-week testing pilot commencing at several metropolitan pharmacies this week SA Health has announced a two-week pilot that will allow community pharmacists to test …

While GSK is prioritising supply of salbutamol to hospital pharmacies, there are good stock levels of the medicine across the country There have been anecdotal reports of an increased demand …

Pharmacists were “neglected” by legislators in the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, says one stakeholder The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia’s submission to the Senate Select Committee on the Governments response …

FIP has updated its global guidance for pharmacy about the COVID-19 pandemic The latest global guidance to support the pharmacy profession through the COVID-19 pandemic has been released by the …

Pharmacies and other businesses may not be able to stay open if the general public won’t change its behaviour to limit the spread of COVID-19, says one leading pharmacist David …

New data show that more than 40% of respondents who had a flu shot earlier this year did so for reasons relating to COVID-19 Findings from the Amcal and Guardian …

A pharmacy south-west of Sydney has had a staff member test positive for COVID-19 The COVID-19 problem in NSW continues to grow, with 13 new cases diagnosed in the 24 …

Telehealth GP providers will now be required to have an existing, continuous relationship with a patient, as the AMA slams current options in pharmacy Health Minister Greg Hunt has announced …

A leading pharmacist says the Fair Work decision shows a “complete lack of respect” for members of the profession Last week, the AJP reported on the Fair Work Commission (FWC) …

As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in different parts of the country, one pharmacy leader says pressure on pharmacy is growing “As a community pharmacy owner in Melbourne I can …

Chemist Warehouse has temporarily closed a facility after a worker tested positive for COVID-19, and says it won’t impact stock availability for its pharmacies Late last week CW management, which …