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Some pharmacists are having to isolate for weeks despite wearing full PPE when exposed to an infectious patient, a measure that is “crippling” the workforce, says one owner As pharmacies …

Pharmacists are having to pay for their own personal protective equipment due to failures by Primary Health Networks, says the Guild’s national president Pharmacy Guild national president Adjunct Professor Trent …

General flags a greater role for pharmacists in vax rollout and Minister announces health care PPE support package The head of Australia’s revamp COVID vaccination rollout taskforce, Lieutenant General John …

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 …