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Another week into the COVID-19 pandemic, and as restrictions tighten on socialising and service provision, it’s been another huge week in pharmacy There’s been a flurry of change to legislation, …

Rosie Batty warns family violence may become worse over the next few months due to social isolation and financial pressures The 2015 Australian of the Year Rosie Batty has encouraged …

A pharmacist who self-medicated with Duromine, Diazepam and Modavigil has been permitted to rejoin the profession, with conditions In June 2017, in proceedings brought by the Health Care Complaints Commission, …

Free scripts from NZ’s Woollies pharmacies; pharmacist goes viral after helping street dog; US pharmacist sentenced for drug theft and firearm offences Tauranga, New Zealand: Three supermarket pharmacies – owned …

Up to six million Australians will now have access to a guaranteed entitlement of five days’ unpaid family and domestic violence leave – but is it enough? Health Minister Greg …

Several patient stakeholder groups have made submissions to the Queensland pharmacy inquiry—and none support ownership deregulation Instead, there is significant support for the current ownership model, as well as an …

A pharmacist suffered domestic violence and stress before dispensing medicines including Duromine to herself The NSW pharmacist had her registration suspended for 12 months, during which she may not work …

Spouses, partners, parents and family members comprise the majority of perpetrators of violence against girls and women in Australia In 2013-14 nearly 6,500 Australian women and girls were hospitalised due …

Domestic violence leads to more child deaths and intensive care unit admissions in Queensland than accidents, and in infants they are most often head and brain injuries, according to new …

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners welcomes the Federal Government’s announcement of a funding boost for GP training to identify and respond to cases of domestic violence. The ‘Women’s …