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After what feels like a never-ending 18 months of lockdowns and pandemic messaging, we’re all just a bit over it. So how should we handle the public’s COVID fatigue? Most …

Pharmacists and their staff are displaying incredible courage every day, and this should be recognised and acknowledged, says Curtis Ruhnau  noun: courage: the ability to do something that frightens one; …

Absenteeism, fleeing the profession, self-reported errors, reduced patient care: COVID’s impacts on pharmacists revealed  The graphic impacts that COVID-19 has had on Australia’s pharmacists have been revealed by a new …

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 …

This article focuses on the considerations for the care of immunocompromised individuals during COVID-19 and includes practical advice for pharmacists to provide to these people and their carers. By Marissa …

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 …