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What changes should pharmacies make to ensure the safety of both staff and patients? We look at what some are already doing and get expert advice A new reality across …

Amid concerns about disruption to insulin availability, another supplier has moved to reassure pharmacists and prescribers Sanofi has issued a statement in which it says it can assure health care …

Until we keep better records, we don’t know, writes Bryan Rodgers, Australian National University Since March 29, we have congratulated ourselves for flattening the curve of the COVID-19 epidemic in …

The therapeutic substitution arrangements in their proposed form are “not workable” and ultimately “unacceptable”, says pharmacy body A few weeks ago the Federal Government announced it would implement changes to …

Pharmacist in alleged plot to blow up rival store; city sector lockdown after pharmacist self-treats for COVID-19; pharmacist under investigation for alleged face mask hoarding and price gouging Virginia, US: …

Doctors have attacked pharmacy over new powers for Queensland pharmacists, claiming they are “cloaked as emergency COVID-19 measures” Over the long weekend, the Queensland Government announced new measures for pharmacists …

Small pharmacies – including rural pharmacies – are still having problems obtaining PBS medicines, as advocacy group calls for a drastic change in the medicines supply chain Temporary nationalisation of …

Following the deaths of several frontline pharmacists around the world, FIP is calling for coordinated action to help support the profession, including with personal protective equipment On Tuesday the International …

NSW, WA join Victoria in allowing pharmacists to supply medicines using digital images of scripts, but PSA shares pharmacists’ frustrations with the measures WA doctors and other prescribers who conduct …

Record $5000 fines for abusing frontline workers, including pharmacists and pharmacy assistants, have been welcomed as the sector experiences continued mistreatment from the general public People who cough or spit …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news, focusing on COVID-19 A Rush to Judgment? Rapid Reporting and Dissemination of Results and Its Consequences Regarding the Use …

COVID-19 exposure can’t be used as a reason not to issue life insurance, or charge higher premiums, to health workers including pharmacists, under an interim measure The Australian Competition and …