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Does Santa need to defer Christmas due to the pandemic? Or does he need to update his approach to become a virtual Santa, Zoom Santa or click‐and‐collect Santa? Australian experts …

Three significant events dominated the pharmacy landscape in 2020, says George Tambassis In the first of a series of columns from leaders of the profession, Pharmacy Guild of Australia national …

What you need to know: a guide by Stephanie McGrath What is Schedule X? On 8 April 2020 the Fair Work Commission issued a decision on pandemic leave for Health Sector …

There’s widespread panic, restrictions and quarantines are in place, medicines are in short supply, false information is spreading, staff are getting sick and people are refusing to wear masks. Welcome …

Associate Professor Sue Kirsa outlines the work the Australian Pharmacy Council has done to help the profession navigate the challenges of 2020  So much has changed in the world and …

The last couple of months have seen a resurgence of the coronavirus in Australia, with Victoria forced into a lockdown of unprecedented severity. What impact have recent developments had on …

Regional Australia is feeling the strain on health services due to the pandemic, and the situation is especially acute—and tense—in areas close to state borders. How are pharmacists coping with …

We’ve already done enough for pharmacy: government responds to call for pharmacy hazard allowance by asserting its previous support for the profession The Federal Government has not offered any additional …

What impact is the pandemic having on pharmacy rents? Phil Chapman gives the latest developments, and casts his eyes to the future  The half-way mark of the government’s original pandemic …

Health Minister Greg Hunt says he is not exempt and will undergo a 14 day quarantine period  Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt will go into a 14-day period of isolation …

The majority of AJP readers believe pharmacy staff are at higher risk of contracting COVID-19 and should be entitled to paid pandemic leave Pharmacists and pharmacy staff should receive paid …

Has there been a rise in the number of requests for emergency contraception during the pandemic? In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic it was suggested that pharmacists would see …