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Aged care residents are believed to have received equivalent of four COVID-19 vaccine doses in an “unacceptable breach” of standards The Deputy Chief Medical Officer of Australia has apologised after …

A third of people reported persistent symptoms after COVID-19 infection in this new study, which followed participants up to nine months after illness Researchers from the University of Washington in …

Pharmacy Guild says the incident reveals that mistakes can occur no matter which profession the immuniser belongs to A doctor has been stood down from the COVID-19 vaccination program after …

Pharmacist Uyen Hua is among the first Australian pharmacists to be vaccinated against COVID-19 Ms Hua will be working in the hotel vaccination program. The Alfred and other stakeholders are …

Pharmacy Guild welcomes regulatory approval for Victorian pharmacists to administer COVID-19 vaccine, with interns and students also able to undertake vaccination activities Pharmacists immunisers in Victoria have been given regulatory …

As Australia celebrates its first COVID-19 vaccinations, the rollout is showcasing pharmacists’ skills, say stakeholders Prime Minister Scott Morrison and a small group of health professionals, including pharmacists, are among …

COVID-19 vaccine issues continued to dominate the conversation this week, as well as a focus on dispensing errors The first Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines arrived in Australia this week; and new …

Carlene McMaugh looks at the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on endometriosis As outlined in previous Clinical Tips: Endometriosis articles, endometriosis is a chronic condition that is defined by the …

The TGA has provisionally approved the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine, which will be administered in pharmacies and other settings The Department of Health made the announcement Tuesday, noting that the first …

When the media pokes fun at someone’s lifestyle, it’s harder for the next person to get COVID tested, write Clare Southerton and Marianne Clark from UNSW In countries like Australia …

Community pharmacies in Victoria are rising to the challenge despite out of stocks, patients struggling with mental health and general unpredictability Pharmacy staff are trucking along in the face of …

As the COVID-19 vaccine rollout draws closer, new data shows interest in uptake continues to grow Roy Morgan has again looked into attitudes around issues surrounding the novel coronavirus, and …