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Pfizer’s Comirnaty has been provisionally approved as a booster shot for 12 to 15 year olds But the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation says it does not currently recommend …

Pharmacists have welcomed the TGA’s provisional approval of the Moderna vaccine for children aged six and up – but are calling for an end to the “insulting” pay gap Health …

The RAT shortage is over, Secretary of the Department of Health, Dr Brendan Murphy has told a Senate Estimates Committee When questioned about the availability of rapid antigen tests, a …

Ahead of WA’s hard border reopening, pharmacists are worried about accessing personal protective equipment The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia’s WA Branch is calling for better support for the WA Primary …

The TGA has provisionally approved the use of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine for children aged six and older The Therapeutic Goods Administration has announced that SPIKEVAX can now be used in …

This week the pressures on pharmacists came to the fore, with a focus on untenable workloads, staff shortages and whether or not pharmacists get lunch breaks The Queensland “full scope” …

Global supply chain shortages need to be addressed now, says the Pharmacy Guild Pharmacy Guild of Australia President Professor Trent Twomey has welcomed the first lot of deliveries of COVID-19 …

ATAGI extends booster dose recommendation to 16- and 17-year-olds Community pharmacies can expect 16- and 17-year-olds to attend for their Pfizer booster dose after the Australian Technical Advisory Group on …

Close to half of AJP readers are not participating in the concessional RAT program, our poll reveals Last week, the AJP asked whether readers’ pharmacies are taking part in the …

While it’s still patchy, the rapid antigen test supply situation is looking up for pharmacies, Greg Hunt says Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has flagged what he says is a …

The TGA has provisionally approved the Pfizer jab as a booster shot for older children in a move the Guild describes as “logical” The Therapeutic Goods Administration said on Friday …

The phrase ‘stand and deliver’ applies perfectly to Australian pharmacists right now, writes Karalyn Huxhagen As we move into 2022 the landscape for Coronavirus has changed again, with emphasis now …