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Pharmacy Alliance has established a bushfire appeal and aims to raise a quarter of a million dollars to help affected people The group plans to raise the funds to help …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Special authority for emergency supply without a prescription in bushfire-affected areas has been issued by the NSW Chief Health Officer A temporary special authority has been issued for supply of …

Pharmacists share their experiences of being caught up in the recent bushfires and how they are supporting their local communities – including people who have lost everything With eight people …

Blackouts, closed roads, lost homes and displaced families are some things pharmacists have had to tackle amid terror bushfire season Aussie pharmacists are battling to care for patients in almost …

Sydney pharmacists have been working overtime after the city was hit with an air quality index ten times the ‘hazardous’ level on Tuesday After weeks of haze covering Sydney due …