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Australians continue to be warned against panic buying of medicines and other health-related products, as the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the country continues to grow With 40 cases …

With health anxiety rising in the community, out of stocks and price changes, are patients becoming increasingly abusive in pharmacy? The beginning of the 2020s has brought significant stressors for …

People infected with measles have visited a Sydney Chemist Warehouse and a Perth TerryWhite Chemmart The South Eastern Sydney Local Health District has issued an alert after a new case …

As face masks and hand sanitisers sell out across the country, health authorities are calling for calm about Coronavirus this week, while pharmacists were honoured over the long weekend  A …

The World Health Organization has declared the outbreak of novel Coronavirus to be a Public Health Emergency of International Concern According to WHO figures from 30 January, more than 170 …

The number of cases of novel Coronavirus confirmed in Australia has risen to seven, as NSW Health says two patients have been discharged Queensland Health has called for calm and …

Pharmacists have been recognised as having a key role to play amid unease about the novel coronavirus Writing in this week’s edition of Pharmacy Guild newsletter Forefront, executive director Suzanne …

The Chief Medical Officer has urged pharmacists to find out their patients’ travel history and consider referring them to GPs, if there are concerns about the novel Coronavirus Dr Christopher …

On Tuesday Health Vic announced that a new case of measles has been identified in a returned traveller from Italy – the first case of measles identified in Victoria this …

A “measles cluster” in Perth has seen up to eight cases of the highly infectious disease confirmed On Tuesday, the Western Australian Government issued a warning to people who live …

Western Australia is the latest state to expand pharmacist vaccination, allowing several vaccines to be administered to 16-year-olds WA Health Minister Roger Cook has announced that pharmacists will be able …

People in regional and rural NSW are being warned to get vaccinated and take other steps to guard against Q fever Drought and high winds may increase the risk of …