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AJP takes a look at the last week’s best reader comments It’s been a rather controversial week in community pharmacy. Dr Edwin Kruys, chair of RACGP Queensland and member of …

An influenza vaccine delivered intranasally should not be given in any setting during the 2016-17 flu season in the US, its manufacturer has said. AstraZeneca confirmed that the Advisory Committee …

With so much focus on encouraging parents to vaccinate their children, senior Australians have been neglected when it comes to immunisation, say experts. But pharmacists can have a significant role …

The Victorian Government is encouraging consumers to protect themselves from whooping cough and the flu, highlighting that they can now receive flu and whooping cough vaccinations from their local pharmacist …

Cold season is well underway, so unsurprisingly the latest findings from Roy Morgan Research confirm that the winter months are when sales of throat lozenges and tissues reach their annual …

The first pharmacist-administered vaccination in Victoria has been welcomed as an important public health boost by the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia. In a healthcare milestone, the first patient in Victoria …

Common cold season is here, and it’s time to brush up on how to treat them, writes Louis Roller The common cold, also known simply as a cold, is a viral infectious disease of …

Health Check: is man flu real? Sergio Diez Alvarez, University of Newcastle “Man flu” is a colloquial term based on the idea that men respond to symptoms of the common …

With all states and territories now offering pharmacist vaccination, it’s more important than ever to be up to date on the flu, writes Louis Roller Influenza (the flu) is a …

The Victorian Branches of the PSA and Pharmacy Guild of Australia have welcomed the Victorian Government’s approval of pharmacist-delivered vaccinations, providing a major public health boost for the State. The …

NHS England has announced that it will recommission flu vaccinations in community pharmacies for 2016/17. Nearly a quarter of a million more people benefited from vaccinations in a community pharmacy …

Pharmacist vaccination has “dramatically” increased the uptake of flu vaccination, particularly among young adults, a new study has found. Pharmacy Times reports that the researchers, who published their findings in …