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The Victorian Pharmacy Authority has issued advice from the state’s police service on security and safety during the pandemic In its latest communique, the VPA says that Victoria Police has …

The Morrison Government has appointed Australia’s first Deputy Chief Medical Officer for mental health, Dr Ruth Vine Associate Professor Vine is the former Chief Psychiatrist for Victoria. Federal Health Minister …

Demand for alternative ways of receiving medication such as drive through, home delivery and car park collection is sparking massive changes across the industry Since the COVID-19 storm hit Australian …

While pharmacists have made changes to their stores to keep staff and patients safe, only 11% of poll respondents say they have had access to enough personal protective equipment During …

Health stakeholder groups have welcomed a move by Twitter to warn users about potentially misleading information Twitter has announced that as part of its goal to make it easy to …

Health professionals should be on the alert for inappropriate prescribing for COVID-19 treatment, researchers warn The rapidity of change around COVID-19 presents a challenge in keeping up to date with …

Pharmacists are on the front line of a second pandemic running parallel to COVID-19: medicine misinformation and falsified treatments Pharmacists are not only on the front line of the campaign …

AJP and the Pharmacists’ Support Service bring you a webinar on leading teams through the COVID-19 crisis FREE webinar  – COVID-19: Leading teams through unprecedented uncertainty, by Helen Lowy, pharmacist …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news COVID‐19 And Older Adults: What We Know Studies have shown SARS‐CoV‐2, a novel virus that causes COVID‐19 infection, causes …

How is COVID-19 impacting the community pharmacy real estate market? Natalie Sirianni describes the current situation   The question I have been asked from many pharmacists and pharmacy owners over the …

New findings show more than 80% of Australians are worried about hygiene on public transport, as Victoria gears up for increased testing Victoria’s state Government has announced it will establish …

In April business confidence plummeted to a second consecutive record monthly low… and new research reveals the stress small business owners are under Roy Morgan Business Confidence was down 18.2 …