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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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Health care standards failing to protect frontline health care workers

Media Release Australia’s peak workplace health and safety body is calling for immediate government action to stop the spread of COVID-19 among healthcare workers. An examination...

Carers significantly impacted due to COVID-19

Media Release  The widespread social and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic are significantly affecting the health and wellbeing of Australia’s 2.8 million carers, who...

Victorian pharmacists face ongoing barriers to health provision during COVID-19

The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) has made a submission to the Victorian Public Accounts and Estimates Committee inquiry into the Victorian health response...

Lifeline pleads: Don’t suffer in silence

In the weight of increased lockdown measures in Victoria, Lifeline Australia Chairman is pleading with Victorians not to suffer in silence and to reach...

Avoid long queues and call your GP for a COVID-19 test

With news reports showing long queues outside COVID-19 testing clinics in Logan, Brisbane over the last few days, the Royal Australian College of General...

Facemasks: two layers a minimum, three layers best

As parts of Australia battle with the second COVID-19 wave, and masks become mandatory in some states (namely Victoria), stories are emerging of people...

COVID-19 continues to impact mental health

As COVID-19 continues to grapple the nation, with parts of Australia in lockdown again, and as the nation comes to term with new mandatories...

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...

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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