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What have our readers been saying about the key stories affecting pharmacy over the last week? An uncertain future Congratulations to Catherine Bronger and the leadership at the Pharmacy Guild …

Once again the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic dominated the news for pharmacy (and indeed the world in general) over the last week, although the announcing of the Pharmacy of the Year …

Pharmacists can play a vital role in helping educate people about the novel coronavirus, says an academic and pharmacist – and the profession has a wider role to play in …

The Federal Government needs to lift its game when it comes to planning for pandemics, say stakeholders, and pharmacy must be involved The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners is …

The planet is at “acute risk” of devastating epidemics or pandemics – but how can pharmacists help? The world is not ready to handle disastrous outbreaks at which it is …

Pharmacists are a “largely untapped” resource in flu outbreaks and their role should be specified in pandemic planning, says one expert The Australian Healthcare and Hospitals Association’s Deeble Institute for …

Millions in funding to go towards detecting high-risk contagious diseases and biological agents of security concern The federal government is allocating $27 million towards the planning and response for a …

The number of new flu viruses is increasing and could lead to a pandemic, say Australian epidemiologists C Raina MacIntyre, Professor of Infectious Diseases Epidemiology, Head of the School of Public Health and …