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The TGA has handed down more than $23K in fines relating to unlawful advertising of medicinal cannabis to treat cancer, and of homeopathy for COVID-19 The Therapeutic Goods Administration made …

The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia says it welcomes the fastest million COVID-19 vaccine doses in state and territory run clinics to date It also says it welcomes the …

Pharmacists have been added to the skilled migrant list to boost vaccine rollout, government says The Federal Minister for Immigration has announced that pharmacists have been included on the Priority …

The list of pharmacies on the COVID-19 watch list balloons, as the NSW premier announces change to the pharmacy jab program All adults in NSW will now be able to …

Pharmacists are having to pay for their own personal protective equipment due to failures by Primary Health Networks, says the Guild’s national president Pharmacy Guild national president Adjunct Professor Trent …

“Critical laboratory materials” arrive in country as hopes build for availability of new vax alternative With the wider vaccine focus on the paucity of Pfizer’s Comirnaty and the abundance of …

“Now the time is right for us to bring pharmacists into play” vax rollout chief tells Senate as he outlines pharmacy’s new role and why it’s been sidelined From this …

The frequency of suicide in Victoria didn’t change with the onset of COVID-19, however, the pandemic could be a major background stressor: study reveals While COVID-19 is not linked to …

More pharmacies to be ‘brought into play’ earlier than expected to provide AZ vaccine, General heading the Vax program predicts  Australia is now a “path to bring pharmacies into play …

“Grateful” patients line up for Covid-19 vaccination at community pharmacies as rollout gains momentum On Friday, Narromine Pharmacy in Narromine, a town located around 450km north-west of Sydney, began administering …

Union issues nationwide call for people not to enter pharmacies if they have symptoms, as list of exposure sites grows and pharmacists start vaccinating Professionals Pharmacists Australia (PPA) has issued …

Immediate mobilisation of the nation’s health “missing link” would shave two months off vax target, report concludes The Federal Government “shouldn’t rest” until all 4000 pharmacists qualified to deliver vaccines …