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Queensland community pharmacies bolster Covid-19 testing

In news welcomed by the Pharmacy Guild of Australia, Queensland Branch, the Queensland Government has announced that testing for Covid-19 will be piloted in...

Research says diversity of migrant background is not a COVID-19 scapegoat

New research is debunking the theory that people from migrant backgrounds do not have adequate access to COVID-19 related information. The Settlement Services International (SSI)...

Faster recovery with new COVID-19 drug trial

Researchers from The Alfred and Monash University have set out to determine whether an antiviral medication that has activity against COVID-19 could help clear...
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Queensland community pharmacies bolster Covid-19 testing

In news welcomed by the Pharmacy Guild of Australia, Queensland Branch, the Queensland Government has announced that testing for Covid-19 will be piloted in...

Emergency COVID-19 fund to protect South Australian pharmacies

Press Release South Australian community pharmacies significantly impacted by COVID-19 can continue to provide critical services following the South Australian Government’s announcement to establish a...

Mental Health Victoria welcomes additional funding

The Victorian Government has announced an additional $60 million in funding to support the work of Mental Health Victoria – to expand community and...

Negative peers place school-aged girls at greater risk of adult mental health issues

According to the World Health Organisation, 10-20% of adolescents worldwide experience mental health conditions, with depression the leading cause of illness among teens. In 2019,...

Community pharmacy providing service and value during pandemic

If you ever doubted the commitment of pharmacists and pharmacy staff to the healthcare of their communities, those doubts should be well and truly...

Aussies warned not to go looking for COVID-19 medicines

According to the Australian Border Force, there has been an increase in the level of illegally imported substances believed to protect against COVID-19. In light...

MS Gong Ride Goes Virtual in 2020

Registrations are now open for the 2020 MS Gong Ride, the virtual event encouraging thousands of Australians to take part this October in the...

Alarm as kids prescribed wrong asthma meds

Australian preschoolers are being inappropriately prescribed fixed dose combination (FDC) asthma medication, according to a new UNSW Sydney big data study. This type of asthma inhaler...

Latest Posts

Queensland community pharmacies bolster Covid-19 testing

In news welcomed by the Pharmacy Guild of Australia, Queensland Branch, the Queensland Government has announced that testing for Covid-19 will be piloted in...

Research says diversity of migrant background is not a COVID-19 scapegoat

New research is debunking the theory that people from migrant backgrounds do not have adequate access to COVID-19 related information. The Settlement Services International (SSI)...

Faster recovery with new COVID-19 drug trial

Researchers from The Alfred and Monash University have set out to determine whether an antiviral medication that has activity against COVID-19 could help clear...

Hydroxychloroquine repeat warning: it is not to treat Covid-19

After Sky News’s host Rowan Dean argued that taking hydroxychloroquine should be a matter of choice to cure or prevent the Covid-19 virus, medical...

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Is alcohol-free hand sanitiser effective against COVID-19?

CHOICE advises people to be wary of alcohol-free hand sanitisers as there’s no evidence they are effective against COVID-19. “After CHOICE found a hand sanitiser without...

Mental health pharmacy trial set to start soon

The Bridging the Gap between Physical and Mental Illness in Community Pharmacy (PharMIbridge) trial is set to begin in a few months. The research project which...

Importance of regular bowel screening

The Cancer Council aims to normalise bowel cancer screening and is encouraging Australians aged 50-74 years to complete their bowel screening test kit every...

Community urged to ‘mask up’

While stories continue emerging of people refusing to wear facemasks in public places, the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) is urging people...

Sendle delivers thousands of masks to Melbourne

Aussie shipping service, Sendle, has teamed up with Aussie Pharma Direct, to urgently deliver the first Aussie-made P2 quality masks recommended by SafeWork Australia,...
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