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Government to invest $631.1 million to support access to vaccination services  Fees paid to pharmacists for administering vaccinations through the National Immunisation Program (NIP) will be indexed in line with …

The post-pandemic return of Chinese tourists could present a major opportunity for Australian pharmacies, provided they are positioned to capitalise on it, a healthcare product producer says  Before the Covid-19 …

New research confirms the benefits of vaccination, writes Glen Pyle, Dalhousie University COVID-19 is a respiratory disease. Yet, from the earliest days of the pandemic, the cardiovascular risks associated with …

Government accepts ATAGI recommendations for annual free Covid-19 booster shots for adults  Australians aged 18 to 64 years will be eligible for annual Covid-19 jabs, Mark Butler the Minister for …

RACGP president questions pharmacists’ motivation in wanting rights to prescribe Covid-19 antivirals  Steps to ensure “there are no perverse incentives for prescribing” need to be taken before pharmacists could be allowed …

Authorising pharmacists to prescribe Covid-19 antivirals could limit wastage, a Guild leader says  The rejection of a recommendation to allow pharmacists to initiate Covid-19 oral antiviral treatment for patients eligible …

Pharmacists participating in ward rounds via telehealth ramped up activities for Covid-19 patients compared to face-to-face attendance, study finds Hospital pharmacists can successfully deliver services and participate in medical ward …

Pharmacy owner suspended after expired Covid-19 vaccines were administered in-store  The Pharmacy Board of Australia has suspended the owner of a Tasmanian pharmacy where patients were given doses of expired …

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 …

The pandemic changed everything when it comes to vaccination by pharmacists. So where are we at now? By Jala Moushi The role of pharmacists has evolved from traditional medication dispensers …

NIPVIP program sees jurisdictions move towards pharmacist vaccination harmonisation  The rollout of the National Immunisation Program Vaccination in Pharmacy (NIPVIP) program has prompted steps towards regulatory harmonisation across the states …

One state health department is working with a pharmacy to contact some of its patients, to whom it gave expired Covid vaccines Tasmania’s director of public health, Dr Mark Veitch, …