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Call to not dispense coronavirus ‘cure’ drugs

Australian pharmacies have been inundated with people wanting to buy hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) and chloroquine OTC or via scripts from their GPs. This follows the World...

APP Online successfully live-streamed nationwide

Media Release 23 March, 2020 More than 1,000 people tuned in to the APP Online livestream from Thursday 19 March to Saturday 21 March, supporting the...

COVID-19: a marathon for all pharmacists

On 19 March at 9am, APP Online understandably, launched the conference with a panel discussion on COVID-19 addressing how it’s impacting community pharmacies, and...

Current state of medicine play

Following on from yesterday’s decision to enforce new limits on dispensing and sales of prescription and over the counter (OTC) medicines, we take a...

Australians urged: beware of COVID-19 scammers

The ACCC is warning Australians to remain vigilant regarding scammers who are adapting existing technology to play on people’s fears around COVID-19 and selling...

Limits on the dispensing and sales of prescription and OTC medicines

Media Release  19 March 2020 From today, pharmacists will be enforcing Federal Government direction to limit dispensing and sales of prescriptions and certain over-the-counter medicines for...

Aggressive behaviour in pharmacies not tolerated

Media Release 19 March 2020 At this time of high demand and anxiety around all Australian community pharmacies, the Pharmacy Guild of Australia has urged the...

Stop early heart attacks for Indigenous Australians

Media Release 16 March, 2020 New advice to help stop early heart attacks for Indigenous Australians To combat high risk of heart attack and strokes, Aboriginal...

Priceline Pharmacies put halt on beauty services

In light of the COVID-19 outbreak, many retail businesses are having to make swift changes to ensure the health and safety of team members...

APP Online launched

Last Friday, organisers of APP made the decision to postpone APP2020, based on the Government’s notice to limit large public gatherings. A revised program will...

Dementia patients to make earlier treatment choices

Media Release 11 March, 2020 People living with dementia urged to plan early to maintain choice and control People in the earlier stages of dementia are...

APP Postponed

Media Release 13 March 2020 APP2020 Postponed Organisers of the Australian Pharmacy Professional Conference (APP) today announced that the 2020 event, scheduled to commence on Wednesday...
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