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The anxiety caused by poor air quality and the rush on face masks is causing more trouble than the damage from bushfire smoke, says one pharmacist on the ground in …

The TGA has issued a statement letting Australians know that they do not need to stockpile or over-order supplies of salbutamol inhalers – and that pharmacies can advertise they have …

A new clinical document has been launched within My Health Record to reduce medication-related problems in Australia The Australian Digital Health Agency and Webstercare have jointly launched a new clinical …

Government promises funding for expanded mental health services including free counselling for bushfire-affected people and training for frontline personnel including pharmacists Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced an initial $76 …

The Australian College of Pharmacy’s Board will now hold a general meeting allowing members to debate in person on the controversial proposal for the College to be restructured The meeting …

Government passes emergency measures to ensure patients affected by bushfires can access PBS subsidy for medicines when doctor’s script not immediately available Continued dispensing arrangements have been extended to PBS …

ACT follows suit in granting pharmacists special authority to supply emergency medicine ACT pharmacists can now supply a standard pack of most prescription-only medicines without a script to patients affected …

Two recent panel hearings pulled licensees up on poor S8 records and not maintaining premises in a clean and hygienic manner There were two recent panel hearings into allegations that …

Victorian pharmacists join their NSW colleagues in gaining special authority for emergency supply  The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has welcomed the Victorian government’s decision to allow the state’s pharmacists to …

A bushfire disaster relief fund for community pharmacists has been established, while one company is offering fee-free locum placement in bushfire-affected areas A GoFundMe page has been established to raise …

Military helicopters dropping medicines on the beach and jet ski patient drop-offs the new normal for fire-impacted pharmacies. We look at the situation across three states State Pharmacy Guild of …

Pharmacy opens despite petrol bombing; US state files new charges against J&J; and legal sales of cannabis edibles about to begin in Canada Halifax, UK: A pharmacy has opened as …