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COVID-19 once again dominated the headlines this week, though it was also a time to look back at past tragedies, recent and more distant Pharmacists are being urged to download …

Join a PSA webinar tonight (Wednesday 6th) to hear three expert panellists discuss burnout and reducing your emotional load, as well as managing conflict using de-escalation techniques. It’s been 5 …

Around 2.8 million Australians have downloaded the COVIDSafe app, and the PSA’s national president urges pharmacists to follow suit At a doorstop interview at the Rosebud Respiratory Clinic in Victoria …

PSA has updated its QUM and medicines reviews guidelines, in a “timely” move just after these were expanded The PSA announced in a statement that it has updated its practice …

The government has announced changes to HMRs and RMMRs including added follow-ups and broader referral pathways From Tuesday, accredited pharmacists will be allowed two additional follow-ups for Home Medicines Reviews …

The therapeutic substitution arrangements in their proposed form are “not workable” and ultimately “unacceptable”, says pharmacy body A few weeks ago the Federal Government announced it would implement changes to …

When enough pharmacies are signed up to participate, Queensland’s much-anticipated UTI trial will begin The Pharmacy Guild and PSA’s Queensland branches report a “strong” response and numerous registrations for the …

NSW, WA join Victoria in allowing pharmacists to supply medicines using digital images of scripts, but PSA shares pharmacists’ frustrations with the measures WA doctors and other prescribers who conduct …

Temporary arrangements now allow GPs to send digital copies of scripts directly to a patient’s pharmacy of choice, but does this impose an onerous workload and financial burden on community …

South Australia has extended emergency supply, with the Interim Chief Pharmacist urging patients not to try to stockpile South Australians in need of an emergency supply of essential medicines during …

The NSW Government has announced it will extend the special authority for emergency supply of medicines without a prescription Patients will be able to receive a maximum PBS quantity or …

PSA strongly advises pharmacists to refuse dispensing of hydroxychloroquine outside of approved indications, and urges prescribers to stop writing prescriptions as a ‘just in case’ measure Following President Trump’s announcement …