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In need of a good news story or pick-me-up today? Here is a roundup from across your pharmacist colleagues of random acts of kindness they’ve received from the public With …

What have our readers been saying about the key stories affecting pharmacy over the last week? An uncertain future Congratulations to Catherine Bronger and the leadership at the Pharmacy Guild …

Physical assaults escalate with one pharmacist punched in the face over tissue boxes, as patient association calls for authorities to crack down on ‘reprehensible’ behaviour The Australian Patients Association (APA) …

British pharmacist dies from COVID-19; Canadian pharmacy owner fights for locals; US health workers allegedly told not to speak out about conditions East Sussex, England: Tributes are pouring in for …

Community pharmacy has repeatedly shown its value as the front line of health in 2020, so why are there question marks over its future, asks Catherine Bronger I’m a very …

With COVID-19 related stress growing for pharmacists and patients, members of the profession are facing potential backlash while worried about their own exposure to the disease A new survey has …

During the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s vital not to lose sight of the needs of patients on opioid replacement therapy, writes Angelo Pricolo Withdrawal from heroin is one of the biggest …

People are still concerned about the use of ibuprofen to treat COVID-19 symptoms, says NPS MedicineWise The organisation has added new information to its website about the medicine, after concerns …

Most Australians want to be vaccinated against flu this year to prevent a double infection with COVID-19 New data from the Immunisation Coalition’s annual survey shows that 62% of Australians …

A South Australian pharmacy employee has tested positive for COVID-19 and a store has been forensically sanitised National Pharmacies has issued a statement saying that it places the highest priority …

A new, opt-out sub-register has been created to enable certain health professionals to return to practice during the COVID-19 pandemic As the health sector prepares for the expected growth in …

Rural pharmacists are being stonewalled by authorities and feeling anything but assured, argues the Rural Pharmacy Network Australia While pharmacy leaders and wholesalers parade in the media seeking to reassure …