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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 …

Practising with PPE is a daily challenge, writes Angelo Pricolo Wearing a mask when going for a walk is tedious but spare a thought for healthcare professionals doing their usual …

It’s been a busy week in community pharmacy and the health sector more broadly, as restrictions tighten to help limit the spread of COVID-19 This week we looked at how …

PSA launches social media campaign highlighting the importance of PPE for pharmacists on the frontline The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia has launched a campaign across social media calling for the …

Pharmacy has been under fire this week, with one store closing for cleaning after an “absolutely disgusting” prank, 18 pharmacists having to self-isolate and #BunningsKaren reportedly confronting a pharmacy worker …

A new survey shows that Australian health care workers are “increasingly alarmed” about exposure to infection – with more than one in seven considering leaving their profession The national survey …

Stakeholders call for a pause in the easing of COVID-19 restrictions as the Guild wants pharmacy to be at the forefront of PPE distribution With nine Victorian public housing towers …

Federal politicians have thanked pharmacists for their pandemic efforts, but questions remain over protective preparedness The first new sittings of Federal Parliament have sent parliamentarians thank pharmacists and other front-line …

While pharmacists have made changes to their stores to keep staff and patients safe, only 11% of poll respondents say they have had access to enough personal protective equipment During …

Researchers have warned that community pharmacy could “unwittingly become a hub for COVID-19 transmission” without strict preventative measures in place, as it is often a first point of contact for …

Pharmacy organisations call for more personal protective equipment following a number of deaths among frontline pharmacists across the world As the COVID-19 pandemic progresses, it has become increasingly clear that …

Following the deaths of several frontline pharmacists around the world, FIP is calling for coordinated action to help support the profession, including with personal protective equipment On Tuesday the International …