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Pharmacists are dealing with a unique situation in the COVID-19 pandemic. Kay Dunkley from the Pharmacists’ Support Service describes some ways you can lessen the resultant stress, plus what you …

The Department of Health has placed new restrictions on hydroxychloroquine initiation after a spate of ‘just in case’ overprescribing for COVID-19, and warned against use outside of current indications after …

We never thought we’d live to see the day that #ToiletPaperEmergency would be trending on social media, says Mark McCrindle… so how can pharmacists keep pace with an ever-changing world? …

Orders are up more than 130% on the MedAdvisor platform, with the most-ordered OTC medications being Panadol, blood glucose strips and Ventolin MedAdvisor, the technology behind more than half of …

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 …

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 …

What have AJP readers been interested in over the previous month? Here’s our ten most read stories The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is becoming ever more prevalent in life, …

Some community pharmacists have reported that patients are presenting with prescriptions from GPs – after they’ve been tested for COVID-19 and asked to go into isolation There are reports from …