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A pharmacist’s “vaccine hesitant” views have been heard in her quest to gain an exemption from the vaccine mandate The Queensland Industrial Relations Commission heard that the pharmacist was working …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Oral antivirals for mild–moderate COVID‑19: a panacea or a logistical and clinical conundrum? Multiple therapeutic options for COVID-19 are …

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 …

Oral antiviral Paxlovid to be added to the PBS from 1 May as a treatment for COVID-19 Community pharmacists can expect to see PBS-subsidised scripts of the oral anti-viral medicine …

A Victorian pharmacist claimed that Pharmacy Board members were complicit in treason, and questioned its authority to suspend her registration A pharmacist’s attempt to keep practising after an immediate suspension …

Man who allegedly killed pharmacist brother over COVID jabs found incompetent for trial; NZ Labour MP says discounting “like a predatory business model;” AstraZeneca sues pharmacist over alleged $8 million …

Move over, Wordle, Meddle has arrived – and co-designed by a top Australian pharmacist, it has a serious side A new medical word game is now challenging health professionals, but …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Risks and burdens of incident diabetes in long COVID A large US cohort study has found a 40% increased risk of …

Lockdown stress has hit chronic pain patients hard but those with more resilience, flexibility and acceptance have coped better, research finds. Chronic pain patients experienced increased pain, anxiety, depression and …

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has granted provisional approval for two new oral medications that are indicated for use in mild-to-moderate COVID-19 infections to prevent disease progression and hospitalisations. What …

Bivalent COVID boosters, a combined COVID and flu shot, and primary care taking on the entire vaccination framework – how could the near future look for jabs in Australia? With …

The highlights of APP Day Two: Health Minister announces major changes around COVID and medicines affordability, plus the Guild and ACP join forces APP 2022 has continued into day two …