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The Victorian Pharmacy Authority has issued advice for pharmacies around planning for temporary closures due to COVID-19 “As part of contingency planning for the temporary closure of a pharmacy due …

Michael Gray speaks to pharmacists around the country who have faced backlash and who are caring for vulnerable loved ones Logan is six years old and has a rare autoimmune …

RB Health has donated $10,000 to the Pharmacists’ Support Service (PSS) and distributed ‘Thank You’ packs to almost 4,000 Guild member pharmacies across the country The donations were made in …

Increased demand caused by COVID-19 has seen more medicines delivered to the community over this period than at any other time in Australia’s history, says NPSA Australian wholesalers distributed more …

Thanks to pressures caused by COVID-19, up to half of pharmacy employees want to leave, while pharmacy owners are also fighting to survive A new survey by Professional Pharmacists Australia …

Some more pharmacy conferences have fallen victim to the COVID-19 lockdown The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has announced that its 2020 iterations of the Pharmacy Connect and Pharmacy Assistant National …

Doctors have warned the National Cabinet not to rush to lift COVID-19 restrictions for safety’s sake AMA President, Dr Tony Bartone, said today that the National Cabinet should plan for …

Pharmacy support services report a “huge” volume increase in calls as pharmacists reach out amidst worries about health, patient conflict, staff difficulties, errors and more PSA hosted a webinar on …

Backlash after pharmacists left out of life assurance scheme; NZ pharmacies in financial peril; Welsh pharmacy calls police on English patient UK: Following outrage that pharmacists were not automatically included …

Medicines adherence is one of five key areas of focus for a new Continuity of Care Collaboration – but pharmacy has been left out in the cold In what it …

Old mobile phones and a lack of trust in government are the main reasons Tasmanian residents say they cannot or will not download the COVIDSafe app A University of Tasmania …

Retail stakeholder groups including the Guild have created a protocol to help the sector navigate the easing of restrictions imposed to contain the COVID-19 pandemic The industry groups have united …