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Pfizer to add warning to vaccine PI on heart-related adverse events The TGA is currently working with Pfizer to add a warning statement to the Product Information (PI) of its …

General flags a greater role for pharmacists in vax rollout and Minister announces health care PPE support package The head of Australia’s revamp COVID vaccination rollout taskforce, Lieutenant General John …

A 61-year-old woman from Western Australia has died from a rare bleeding disorder after receiving the AstraZeneca vaccine The TGA is closely monitoring reports of a rare bleeding disorder, immune …

TGA reveals how health professionals can, and cannot, communicate with patients about their COVID-19 vaccination services The Therapeutic Goods Administration has released guidance explaining how health professionals can lawfully provide …

Sydney pharmacies respond to outbreak crisis as Premier gives the green light to vaccinate people aged 40 and up Community pharmacies across NSW will be mobilised to administer the AstraZeneca …

Over 80 additional Queensland pharmacies set to become COVID-19 vaccination sites, state government announces The Queensland government announced this week that an additional 82 pharmacies in the state would  begin …

Health Minister flags this week as seeing the takeoff for community pharmacy’s COVID vaccine rollout  Health Minister Greg Hunt says this is the week that the community pharmacy COVID-19 vaccination …

What do you think of pharmacy’s role in the COVID vaccination rollout? Have governments made the right choices? Vote in our poll The news cycle in recent weeks, even months, …

Pharmacies and pharmacy students are a crucial part of ‘widening the channels’ for COVID vaccinations says Grattan Institute  Australia needs to urgently ‘widen the channels’ through which it is distributing …

Several new pharmacies have been added to watch list as the NSW COVID-19 outbreak surges, with two major cities under lockdown, while other states and territories announce restrictions NSW Premier …

Moderna’s COVID vaccine, set for pharmacy supply, wins provisional TGA approval  The Therapeutic Goods Administration has granted provisional approval to Elasomeran, Moderna’s COVID vaccine that is slated for provision through …

Activating South Australian community pharmacies to provide COVID-19 jabs makes “makes perfect sense,” says the state government in announcing the role the sector is to play South Australia’s Marshall Liberal …