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antivirals


Government says “no” to funding pharmacist prescribing of Covid-19 antiviral medications  Labor will not implement a recommendation from the House Standing Committee on Health, Aged Care and Sport, to allow pharmacists …

Record number of Australian patients accessing antiviral treatments for Covid-19  December marked a record month for Covid antiviral use in Australia, with more than 93,000 patients receiving the medications, Chief …

Health Minister says he is “not aware” of issues with supply of antivirals, despite surging case numbers, while deferring to expert advice on calls for widened PBS eligibility  Speaking at …

More than 1,100 readers voted on our poll, with most saying pharmacists should be able to supply COVID-19 antivirals—but with additional training or strict protocols Among the 1,107 readers who …

Or why do they test positive again, like President Biden? asks Lara Herrero, Griffith University For many people with COVID, their recovery isn’t linear. United States President Joe Biden is …

It was doctors versus pharmacists again this week, plus some big pharmacy news overseas Pharmacists and doctors were at loggerheads again this week, this time over access to antivirals for …

Doctors’ group rejects allegations that GP patient wait times are endangering those with COVID-19 The RACGP has rejected the Pharmacy Guild’s assertion that GP wait times are leading to delays …

The current GP shortage means patient wait times are endangering those with COVID-19, says Guild president Pharmacy Guild national president Professor Trent Twomey is urgently calling on all governments at …

Pharmacists and patients are reporting delays in treatment initiation for COVID oral antivirals, but doctor groups argue against downscheduling the drugs Despite calls from the Pharmacy Guild and the PSA …

Pharmacy groups call for pharmacist initiation of COVID-19 oral antiviral medicines as demand skyrockets, but GP group says doctors should remain mainstay The Pharmacy Guild and the PSA are calling …

Federal government kicks off the new oral antiviral advertising campaign The federal government has launched its much discussed new advertising campaign to encourage eligible Australians to access life-saving COVID-19 oral …

Aged care facilities need to establish an antiviral dispensing pathway, Chief Medical Officer says  Residential aged care facilities are being encouraged to pre-assess any residents who may be potentially eligible …