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Pharmacists’ support service


A study has shone a spotlight on stress in the pharmacy profession— and found stress levels comparable to those experienced by other health professionals Half of Australia’s pharmacists are dissatisfied …

High workloads, deviation from acceptable professional practice and lack of support: they’re all issues highlighted by the stress survey The National Stress and Wellbeing Survey of Pharmacists, Intern Pharmacists and …

The AMA’s advocacy for changes to the current rules could potentially have a positive impact for pharmacists Federal, State and Territory health ministers have agreed to consult with practitioner and …

Pharmacists believe violent crime against pharmacy is rising – but is it? A significant majority of pharmacists believe that violent crime is rising in the sector—including many who have not …

Are violent crimes against pharmacies increasing? Crime is a problem for all sectors of retailing—whether that’s the everyday issue of “shrinkage” due to shoplifting, or the threat inherent in customer-facing …

A pharmacy staff member in Tasmania has been diagnosed with PTSD after being threatened during a recent robbery In October last year, Benjamin Robert Joseph entered Tasmanian pharmacy armed with …

How do you look after yourself, your colleagues and staff? Pressure seems to be mounting on all sides in the pharmacy space, for both owners and employees. It is important …

In 2015 Mental Health Week runs from 4th to 10th October with World Mental Health Day occurring on Saturday 10th October, and the Pharmacists’ Support Service is encouraging pharmacists to …

Sigma has donated $2,500 to the Pharmacists’ Support Service. The donation is set to be put towards further training for the volunteer pharmacists who provide the service, as well as …

As the end of the financial year approaches, the Pharmacists’ Support Service is reminding industry members that donations over $2 are tax deductible. No-one plans to need to seek support: …