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Weight loss and muscle atrophy in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease are linked with increased morbidity and mortality. Yet malnutrition remains under-diagnosed and undertreated, The World Health Organisation defines …

Survey reveals how the pandemic has hampered the provision of vaccinations in Australian pharmacies COVID-19 pandemic has adversely affected the ability of pharmacists in Australia to provide vaccination services, new …

What were our ten most read stories over the last month? Crime, COVID-related issues and a clinical story were dominating the news for our readers over the last 30 days. …

The last couple of months have seen a resurgence of the coronavirus in Australia, with Victoria forced into a lockdown of unprecedented severity. What impact have recent developments had on …

Successful discounters have a model for success. If you want to compete and thrive you need to have your own well-formulated strategy, say Bruce Annabel and Mal Scrymgeour At first …

Regional Australia is feeling the strain on health services due to the pandemic, and the situation is especially acute—and tense—in areas close to state borders. How are pharmacists coping with …

Health Minister Greg Hunt says he is not exempt and will undergo a 14 day quarantine period  Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt will go into a 14-day period of isolation …

Situation stabilising at wholesaler warehouse linked to COVID-19 outbreak There have been no additional confirmed positive COVID-19 cases linked to a pharmaceutical wholesalers Victorian warehouse where there were reports of …

Legal action to be launched after pharmacist dies from COVID-19; UK pharmacists warned on price gouging, Trump buys up medicine supplies; Indian pharmacist commits suicide London, UK: The son of …

Pharmacy groups welcome three month extension for continued dispensing arrangements Health Minister Greg Hunt has announced a three month extension to the temporary Continued Dispensing (Emergency Measures). This will take …

What roles can a specialised COVID pharmacist play? One Australian hospital found out The deployment of a specialised COVID pharmacist position has “proven a key and responsive member of the …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news COVID‐19 diagnosis and management: a comprehensive review This article summarises the currently available data on the clinical features of and treatment …