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Pharmacist MP raises the shortage of medicines issue in Parliament as concerns rise over supplies in a renewed pandemic surge     Australian hospitals could face potentially life threatening shortages of …

The Royal Pharmacy has thanked the pharmacy sector for its work to help manage the COVID-19 pandemic Using the #ThankfulThursday hashtag, the Royals highlighted the importance of the profession, pointing …

Access to flu vaccine stock has been erratic in the face of “unprecedented” demand, though more should be reaching community pharmacies soon Health authorities have been pushing early influenza vaccination …

Queensland is the latest state to allow the prescribing of PBS medicines through a digital image Under the special arrangement, which begins Monday 18 May, prescribers can provide a digital image or …

A Canberra area pharmacist and PhD candidate is examining burnout in pharmacists in the context of COVID-19 Karlee Johnston is looking for pharmacists in all Australian settings to take part …

NACCHO has advised on several recent changes to improve how ACCHO clients can receive medicines reviews In a COVID-19 NACCHO Medicines and Pharmacy Update, the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health …

A medical practitioner has been reprimanded and fined after he plagiarised a medical article and falsified an examination results letter The Medical Board has issued a statement about Dr Bryan …

Federal politicians have thanked pharmacists for their pandemic efforts, but questions remain over protective preparedness The first new sittings of Federal Parliament have sent parliamentarians thank pharmacists and other front-line …

The first medicine has been added to the TGA’s new Serious Medicine Shortage List for therapeutic substitution by pharmacists – but is the new process fit for purpose? The TGA …

A new study has shown that it’s very common to go to work with flu-like symptoms – and health care workers are no exception The authors of the study, which …

It is a myth to assume that all pharmacies ‘are doing well’ from COVID-19, says the Guild, with many looking to the JobKeeper scheme to stay afloat Pharmacies located in …

Pharmacists in this new study say unremunerated services account for 15%–50% of their daily activities, with competition from discount pharmacies putting these at risk Pharmacists report delivering unfunded services daily …