COVID-19 has defined 2020 and presented a number of challenges for pharmacists on the frontline. Using case studies the expert panel members from Melbourne hospitals will discuss their real-life experiences with COVID-19. Topics covered will include design and constitution of COVID teams and structuring within hospitals, disease modifying therapies, post-acute infection sequelae and innovative approaches to pharmacy interventions.

This presentation will cover reducing opioid-related harm through an opioid stewardship service.

This journal-club style webinar is hosted by Professor Jan-Willem Alffenaar, Chair of Clinical Pharmacy at The University of Sydney School of Pharmacy and Westmead Hospital in Sydney, and Fiona Doukas, Senior Project Officer, Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, Sydney, NSW.  It will focus on critically reviewing the article Remdesivir for the Treatment of Covid-19 — Preliminary Report utilising the CONSORT framework from the Equator Network website. 

This webinar is dedicated to answering questions arising from the popular Get ready! Hospital-initiated medication reviews are coming #NotFakeNews webinar held on Wednesday 24 June 2020.  

This presentation is by Jerry Yik, Senior Policy Analyst, SHPA and was given on 15 July 2020.

This presentation is by Susie Welch, Senior Pharmacist, St Vincent's Hospital, Sydney, NSW, Chastina Heck, A/ Senior Pharmacist, Logan Hospital, Qld; Associate Conjoint Lecturer, UQ School of Pharmacy, Qld, and Aleena Williams, Director of Immunisations, Northern Territory Public Health Directorate, NT and was given on 8 July 2020.

This presentation is by Professor Sid Patanwala, Chair of Clinical Pharmacy, University of Sydney and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, NSW and was given on 1 July 2020. It focuses on analysing the article 'Observational Study of Hydroxychloroquine in Hospitalized Patients with Covid-19' utilising the STROBE checklist from the Equator Network website.