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COVID-19 forced pharmacy to successfully “respond and innovate” but pandemic tensions may lead to medication misinformation, pharmacy leader says   During the last twelve months, pharmacy has responded and innovated in …

Approval given for AstraZeneca vaccine to be manufactured in Australia The Therapeutic Goods Administration has approved manufacture of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine (ChAdOx1-S) in Australia. This follows on from the …

There’s significant hesitancy around the COVID-19 vaccination among patients, say readers… but there’s also good opportunities for pharmacists to address it Following comments on previous articles about the COVID-19 vaccination …

Cases of anaphylaxis reported with Pfizer and AstraZeneca jabs, as TGA advises on blood clots More than 183,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine, including over 20,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine, have …

Commonwealth announces extension of COVID-19 emergency measures, including continued dispensing and home medicines delivery, to end of year The Federal Government has announced $1.1 billion towards extending the national COVID-19 …

The Covid AstraZeneca jab has been suspended in some countries as TGA releases latest Pfizer data Since the roll-out of COVID-19 vaccines commenced on 22 February 2021 in Australia, about …

State Health Minister says community pharmacies will play a pivotal role in the COVID-19 vaccination effort The Pharmacy Guild of Australia, Queensland Branch held its Women in Pharmacy International Women’s …

Pharmacist’s joke leads to privacy lawsuit; pharmacist keeps vaccinating despite personal losses; registration cancelled after appeal fails Phoenix, Arizona: An Arizona Supreme Court ruling has revived the lawsuit of a …

“There is no place for anti-vaccination messages in professional health practice,” says a Pharmacy Board spokesperson as Ahpra explains what’s expected of providers The National Boards and Ahpra have published …

Two American pharmacists have had their employment terminated after one took home COVID-19 vaccines and gave them to family members US media are reporting on the case of two pharmacists …

Sigma speaks out about its plans to help with the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccination program Sigma says that most of its pharmacy brands, including Amcal, Guardian, and Discount Drug …

Who are COVID conspiracy theorists worried about – themselves, or society? New data sheds some light A study led by University of Queensland researchers and published in the European Journal …