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TGA advice about stock ordering casts doubt on pharmacists’ actions, says one organisation, as the NPSA issues a statement on measures to avoid shortages The National Pharmaceutical Services Association, representing …

MedAdvisor announces facilitation of home delivery, remote script ordering from GPs, two-way messaging with patients, and pre-ordering and online payment of medications MedAdvisor has announced a range of measures that …

Some community pharmacists have reported that patients are presenting with prescriptions from GPs – after they’ve been tested for COVID-19 and asked to go into isolation There are reports from …

‘Flatten the curve’: A pharmacist and GP has started an online petition calling for the immediate closure of schools and workplaces Victorian pharmacist and GP Dr Jomini Cheong launched the …

The Pharmacy Board has issued advice about pharmacist decisions and actions around the coronavirus pandemic “Registered health practitioners play a vital role in treating and containing the novel coronavirus (COVID-19),” …

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Pharmacy Guild’s flagship conference, scheduled for next week, has now been postponed The Guild made the announcement in a statement on Friday, …

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 …