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Preventing common cold symptoms

Adults will reportedly catch between two to four colds a year, while children may experience as many as five to 10 per year. While it’s said that it's not possible to vaccinate against...

Covid complexity: pharmacies pivoting to stay operational

As frontline workers, pharmacies play an incredibly important role within healthcare, and even more so throughout the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic as the nation battles the highly transmissible Delta variant. While other health outlets...

Public asked to keep pharmacies safe

Customers are urged not to enter pharmacies if experiencing Covid-19 symptoms or suspect they have been exposed to Covid-19. Professionals Pharmacists Australia issued an urgent nationwide call after pharmacies in both NSW and...

Call for blanket rule across all hospitals

The hospital sector is also divided as to what comes under the umbrella of compulsory vaccination with Catholic not-for-profit hospitals calling on National Cabinet to make it mandatory for health care workers...

PPE for PHNs in Victoria

The Australian Government has announced this week that significant quantities of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) will be made available for GPs, community pharmacies and other healthcare providers across Greater Melbourne, Moorabool Shire,...

Additional mental health support for Victorians in lockdown

The Morrison Government has announced it is providing $3 million to support young Australians in Victoria, ensuring they can access mental health support if and when they need it during this fifth...
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Celebrating a truly inspirational pain medicine pioneer

Ahead of National Pain Week from 26 July to 1 August, Painaustralia is launching the biography of its founder and pain medicine pioneer Dr...

Parents advised to check kids’ sleep before switching off

A child’s quality of sleep could be an indicator of sleep-disordered breathing and experts are calling for parents to check on their small snoozers...

Qld pharmacies to offer Covid-19 vaccines

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia, Queensland Branch’s Acting President, Chris Owen, welcomed the Prime Minister’s announcement that all eligible community pharmacies in Queensland will...

Industry Updates

Pharmacy group extends to Baldivis community

Blooms The Chemist welcomes the newly opened Baldivis and Baldivis Stockland stores into its growing pharmacy network. Located in Perth’s South, both stores form part...

New project bringing together clinical practice and tech

A new Digital Health Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) project to collect patient data in one place aims to better equip healthcare workers when making...

PBS access to new treatment for colorectal cancer

The Morrison Government has announced it is providing access to a new treatment for those with colorectal cancer through the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS). According...

Webinar: Predicting the future of community pharmacy

Blooms The Chemist is inviting pharmacists across the industry to join the global webinar, ‘Pharmacy 2030: Your Pharmacy, Your Community’, to be held on...

Selected NSW pharmacies vaccinating against Covid-19

Earlier this week pharmacies across rural and remote NSW reportedly commenced vaccinating their communities against Covid-19. The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) commends these pharmacies...

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