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The Guild is partnering with Guy Leech and Heart180 to promote defibrillators to community pharmacies  The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has entered into a partnership with Guy Leech Heart180 to promote …

One pharmacist suggests a trial of triaging in pharmacy in the bush… given in some cases, it’s already happening “We’re in a small, rural setting – not remote, but quite …

Splinters, sunburn, acne and hiccups are all examples of non-urgent presentations to Emergency in Queensland late last year… but a pharmacy trial is set to help More than a third …

Leading GPs have slammed a PSA proposal, with one saying managing non-urgent Emergency presentations in pharmacy is not “just a fun, income-generating exercise” Last week, the Pharmaceutical Society’s NSW Branch …

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 …

South Australia has established an emergency fund to ensure community pharmacies can keep providing essential services Minister for Health and Wellbeing Stephen Wade announced the $200,000 emergency fund on Tuesday, …

The recent devastating bushfires have meant pharmacists have needed to dispense emergency supplies of medications without prescriptions. PDL advises on how this can be done without putting your patients, or …

Pharmacy Alliance has established a bushfire appeal and aims to raise a quarter of a million dollars to help affected people The group plans to raise the funds to help …

Victorian pharmacists join their NSW colleagues in gaining special authority for emergency supply  The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has welcomed the Victorian government’s decision to allow the state’s pharmacists to …

Sydney pharmacists have been working overtime after the city was hit with an air quality index ten times the ‘hazardous’ level on Tuesday After weeks of haze covering Sydney due …

More research has confirmed a drop in codeine-related poisonings following the controversial upschedule The rescheduling of all codeine-containing products as prescription-only medications from 1 February 2018 is associated with a …

Members of the NPSA have adjusted delivery schedules and seconded other resources to deliver essential medicines during the unprecedented bushfire emergency in NSW and Queensland Team members at Symbion, Sigma …