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Felt art pharmacy so convincing that patients try to buy medicines; overwhelming response to fundraiser in the name of pharmacist who died of COVID-19; Dublin court “at a loss” over …

Health Minister flags a possible early start for some pharmacies in the vaccine rollout, as the Guild president takes aim at “Soviet-style” mass vaccination Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has …

Health authorities are investigating whether the death of a NSW woman is linked to her being vaccinated against COVID-19 The Federal Department of Health issued a statement saying that “the …

Jamie Triccas, University of Sydney, looks at the third vaccine for which Australia has a deal As AstraZeneca is no longer the preferred vaccine for Australian adults under 50, attention …

Many pharmacies did a “roaring trade” during the COVID-19 pandemic, says one union in opposing a potential wage freeze for award-reliant workers, including pharmacy assistants The Fair Work Commission is …

One stakeholder has warned against apathy about the flu vaccine this year, as the TGA outlines the 2021 variants in the jab In this week’s edition of Pharmacy Guild newsletter …

Do pharmacists have indemnity cover for giving a COVID-19 vaccine? PDL has a full update on the 2021 vaccination season The 2021 vaccination season is upon us with many pharmacies …

The TGA has announced a second case of thrombosis with thrombocytopenia likely to be associated with the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine It issued a statement saying that the Vaccine Safety Investigation …

Use of Astra Zeneca’s COVID vaccine to be restricted in under 50’s due to rare clotting event, with GP’s advised to cancel bookings  The issues currently impacting Australia’s COVID-19 vaccine …

Ahpra and National Boards have extended the support available from retired pharmacists and other registered health practitioners on the pandemic response sub-register, for a further 12 months from this week …

New Guild national president Trent Twomey has slammed the NSW Government’s mass COVID-19 vaccination hub plan as nonsensical, time-consuming and inconvenient State premier Gladys Berejiklian announced that, “the NSW Government …

Pharmacist sentenced over hydroxychloroquine importation; high street downturn blamed for UK store closures; rural pharmacies report vaccine no-shows Draper, Utah: A pharmacist has avoided a custodial sentence after he illegally …