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As those affected by the NSW floods enter the cleanup phase, we speak to one pharmacist who helped pack emergency medications… despite being stranded herself During this week’s flooding in …

How could anyone have predicted that amazing night? asks Angelo Pricolo On 21 November 2016 Melbourne experienced the world’s largest epidemic thunderstorm asthma event, which was unparalleled in size, severity and impact. Calls to …

The wholesalers say their Rapid Response teams are ready, with additional new storage capacity, increased information sharing, to meet more challenges this summer The National Pharmaceutical Services Association says that …

A new report shows huge support for community pharmacy following 2020’s many challenges, and the Guild says the sector’s key role needs recognition New data from Roy Morgan has shown …

What roles can pharmacists play during a disaster? Researchers have outlined exactly what these should be A new Australian research article ‘Defining pharmacists’ roles in disasters’ has outlined exactly what …

Outdated laws are hampering pharmacists from helping to provide timely, effective treatment to displaced people, say researchers Researchers from the Queensland University of Technology say that the legal barriers pharmacists …

The National Asthma Council Australia is cautioning Australians that bushfires raging throughout the country are putting lives at risk from asthma It is vital for anyone with asthma living in …

The planet is at “acute risk” of devastating epidemics or pandemics – but how can pharmacists help? The world is not ready to handle disastrous outbreaks at which it is …

Blooms The Chemist has celebrated the re-opening of its Umina, NSW store in June with a series of community events and a grand opening at its new location Following a …

A woman has died and several others are ill due to a melioidosis infection, following the disastrous Townsville floods The Townsville Bulletin reports that Dr Julie Mudd, Townsville Hospital public …

Pharmacists and other health professionals are pitching in together to help their patients, as Townsville remains cut off from the rest of the country due to flooding Paul Willis, general …

One pharmacist has slept in his pharmacy for the last seven nights, and another drove through an emergency alert area to open his store, as fires rage across Tasmania At …