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As Australia continues to be affected by fire, smoke and poor quality air, pharmacists have been on the ground helping out Capital Chemist‘s Andrew Topp told of the tireless work …

A pharmacist who took on a coordinating role to help fire-affected stores in his banner group has told of the tireless work of colleagues on the ground Andrew Topp, group …

The anxiety caused by poor air quality and the rush on face masks is causing more trouble than the damage from bushfire smoke, says one pharmacist on the ground in …

As we hurtle towards the 2020s, the pharmacy sector isn’t slowing down, with news from the Board, an update on underutilisation in disasters and potential legislative change on the horizon …

Amazon Pharmacy: it’s here; pharmacists provide emergency meds to stranded shoppers; Purdue Pharma settling on opioid litigation Somerville, Massachusetts: Amazon Pharmacy has arrived, following a rebranding, reports CNN Business. The …

The shortcomings of provisions for emergency medicines access have been highlighted by the Guild’s national executive director following disasters in Tasmania and Queensland The recent bushfires in Tasmania and other …

One wholesaler borrowed a helicopter from a cattle musterer to supply a pharmacy cut off by flooding, while another used a Defence helicopter to supply urgent insulin The National Pharmaceutical …

The pharmacy stakeholder bodies have been busy this week, with pre-Budget submissions, warnings to members and the #10YearChallenge The Allied Health Reference Group of the Medicare Benefits Schedule Review Taskforce …

Walgreens readies for Hurricane Michael; crisis in Zimbabwe as drugs run out and pharmacies demand cash; UK pharmacy stakeholders call for better planning Gulf Coast, US: As Hurricane Michael threatens …

The story of a pharmacist on the frontline during an Ebola outbreak inspired another to start researching the profession’s role in disasters Pharmacists are underutilised in disaster planning and response, …

Catching robbers in Ohio, flood aftermath in New Zealand, addressing pharmacy violence in Northern Ireland, and new drug use approach in Ireland Middletown, Ohio: Police were able to track down …

The Senate has passed a bill of changes for pharmacists covering disaster processes, date of death entitlements The National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Bill 2016 was passed by the Senate …