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The Pharmacy Board of Australia has announced its decision to modify some of the requirements for general registration during COVID-19 The new interim arrangements only apply during the period of …

In Australia you can expect increased demand of emergency contraception during the COVID-19 outbreak, write Dr Safeera Hussainy and Dr Kathleen McNamee Dr Safeera Hussainy, Adjunct Senior Lecturer and Chief …

The “rushed” introduction of electronic prescriptions is set to cause unnecessary chaos, warns the Pharmacy Guild The Guild has said in a statement that the planned fast-tracking of electronic prescriptions …

News Corp Australia and Chemist Warehouse have joined forces as the discount giant starts stocking newspapers during the coronavirus pandemic From this week, 100 Chemist Warehouse stores across NSW, Victoria, …

UK mourns another “true NHS hero;” pharmacy owner says frozen business account due to her ethnicity; Indian state introduces pharmacy reporting app North London, England: Britain has lost another pharmacist …

Ongoing supply shortages in pharmacies mean many patients are still finding it difficult to get prescription drugs for chronic conditions “Understandably, patients are fearful and unsure of the future,” says …

Around 2.8 million Australians have downloaded the COVIDSafe app, and the PSA’s national president urges pharmacists to follow suit At a doorstop interview at the Rosebud Respiratory Clinic in Victoria …

Access to ventilators aren’t the real risk when it comes to COVID-19, new data suggest… it’s that hospitals can’t get enough related medicines The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia …

Pharmacy Alliance has issued a call to recognise and celebrate the often-unnoticed superhero pharmacists who keep their communities safe during the COVID-19 pandemic The initiative is part of a new …

South Australia is the latest jurisdiction to allow pharmacists to dispense medicines without a hard copy paper script Pharmacists in South Australia have been given the go-ahead to supply prescription …

The pharmacy union has filed an application with the Fair Work Commission to have paid pandemic leave entitlements inserted into the Pharmacy Industry Award Professional Pharmacists Australia (PPA), along with …

Pete Evans’ company fined $25k for alleged COVID-19 advertising breaches, plus two companies and one WA woman fined over COVID-19 test kits The TGA has issued two infringement notices to …