COVID-19: How pharmacies are coping with digital image prescriptions

It’s 10 am at Scott-Dibben Chemist in Newcastle, New South Wales, and emails of prescriptions are already pinging into the inbox.

‘Flexible’ 7CPA to implement policy reforms in aged care and mental...

The long-awaited Seventh Community Pharmacy Agreement was signed last Thursday, providing Australians with better access to pharmacists and supporting the safe and quality use of medicines.

Coping with COVID-19 in an airport pharmacy

Airport pharmacists-in-charge, like Andrew Lieu MPS, were initially frontline defence.

Here’s how community pharmacies are adapting to COVID-19

As many Australians settle into a new normal of working from home, virtual meetings and social distancing, community pharmacies are finding ways to operate and even innovate in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Importation of nicotine e-cigarettes to be banned

From next Wednesday, proposed customs regulations will prohibit the importation of e-cigarettes containing vaporiser nicotine (nicotine liquids and salts) and nicotine-containing refills.

Potential treatments for COVID-19

As confirmed COVID-19 cases soar well past 3 million worldwide, the race is on to find treatments for patients as soon as possible.