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Government kicks off new ‘Beforeplay’ campaign to boost testing for sexually transmitted infections   Australians are being urged to undergo regular testing for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in response to …

Pharmacy-based point-of-care testing brings health and economic benefits, the International Pharmaceutical Federation says FIP has released a new Statement of Policy released today, saying that a broad range of point-of-care …

Rapid antigen tests: the PSA says pharmacies need them to remain open, while TGA warns against their widespread use The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia’s NSW branch has called on the …

Pharmacists required to undertake regular mandatory COVID-19 tests are being forced to wait for hours in extremely long testing lines NSW pharmacists in hotspots that are required to undertake a …

Health Minister raises the possibility of COVID surveillance testing in pharmacy  Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt says pharmacy is among the options being considered as a location for COVID surveillance …

Queensland Health reveals plans for its COVID testing pilot in community pharmacies following backlash from pharmacists and other groups Queensland Health has been working with pharmacy organisations to iron out …

COVID-19 testing in pharmacies will spread the disease “like wildfire” says union in declaring safety ban of trial, while PSA calls for moratorium Professional Pharmacists Australia (PPA) has called on …

GPs, pharmacists and patients have expressed concern over the announcement of COVID-19 testing coming to Queensland pharmacies As reported by AJP, the Palaszczuk Government announced on Wednesday that it would …

‘Enough is enough’: Pharmacists in Melbourne and regional Victoria complain of not being prioritised as essential workers and having their COVID-19 test results delayed Pharmacy staff have had “very mixed …

UK mourns another “true NHS hero;” pharmacy owner says frozen business account due to her ethnicity; Indian state introduces pharmacy reporting app North London, England: Britain has lost another pharmacist …

The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia has welcomed Australia’s having joined Choosing Wisely, a global initiative that aims to reduce wasteful medical tests, treatments and procedures. This initiative, coordinated …