Half of all pharmacists ready to quit over coronavirus workload

A recent survey shows most pharmacists blame their employer's handling of the pandemic

Pharmacists are struggling with the influx of coronavirus-related work and half are considering walking away from the industry altogether, a survey has found.

Stressed pharmacist

Half of all Australian pharmacists are considering leaving the industry as a result of heavy workloads and unsafe conditions during the coronavirus pandemic.

A union survey of 640 pharmacists has found most are struggling with the influx of coronavirus-related work.

One-third of respondents believe people infected with the virus have visited

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