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PSA strongly advises pharmacists to refuse dispensing of hydroxychloroquine outside of approved indications, and urges prescribers to stop writing prescriptions as a ‘just in case’ measure Following President Trump’s announcement …

FIP has updated its global guidance for pharmacists in community, hospital and clinical biology on coronavirus/COVID-19 This new document replaces the International Pharmaceutical Federation’s first coronavirus guidance issued last month. …

It’s been a rollercoaster of a week around the world and for pharmacists and staff in Australia, as the health sector battles COVID-19 and its fallout Federal Health Minister Greg …

Pharmacists need to be aware of COVID-19-related scam and phishing attacks as well as the risk posed by distraction and heavy workload PDL has offered advice to help minimise risk …

The SHPA is urging decision-makers to green-light pharmacist teleconsults to aid isolated Australians, and hospitals, during the COVID-19 crisis As COVID-19 cases continue to climb, the Society of Hospital Pharmacists …

What are the most common ways that the coronavirus could be spread in pharmacies – and how to avoid them? Speaking at the APP Online conference on the Gold Coast …

Organisations including the TGA have moved to reassure Australians that there is no association between using NSAIDs like ibuprofen, and worse COVID-19 outcomes The TGA said on Friday that it …

Salbutamol inhalers are in very short supply, pharmacists report, but TGA reassures these are temporary local issues that will be corrected with new limits on sales and orders Ventolin and Asmol …

Pharmacists express disappointment and frustration at the allocated fees and program restrictions for the new Home Medicines Service The Home Medicines Service, a recently announced temporary program to fund pharmacist …

Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has written an open letter to the entire community pharmacy sector Dear pharmacists and community pharmacy staff, Let me start by thanking you for your …

Community pharmacy will need all hands on deck to help manage the COVID-19 crisis Speaking at the Australian Pharmacy Professional Online digital conference – which has replaced the postponed APP2020, …

The Government has announced that it is now requiring community pharmacists to enforce new limits on dispensing and sales of prescription and over-the-counter medicines The measure follows a run on …