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Initiatives brought in to help manage the COVID-19 crisis have changed how health is delivered… and one state plans to make the most of them The Guild’s Queensland branch has …

The RAT shortage is over, Secretary of the Department of Health, Dr Brendan Murphy has told a Senate Estimates Committee When questioned about the availability of rapid antigen tests, a …

Another busy week in community pharmacy, with a focus on pay and workloads, as well as personal protective equipment PPA released the results of a new survey on the impact …

Federal Parliamentarians thanked pharmacists and staff for their efforts, while directing criticism at the government’s handling of COVID programs A number of opposition MPs have spoken in praise of the …

Ahead of WA’s hard border reopening, pharmacists are worried about accessing personal protective equipment The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia’s WA Branch is calling for better support for the WA Primary …

The TGA has provisionally approved the use of Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine for children aged six and older The Therapeutic Goods Administration has announced that SPIKEVAX can now be used in …

Hospital pharmacists warn of the need to support safe prescribing and dispensing of incoming novel oral COVID-19 treatments Leading hospital pharmacists are calling for a “consistent and streamlined” approach to …

ATAGI extends booster dose recommendation to 16- and 17-year-olds Community pharmacies can expect 16- and 17-year-olds to attend for their Pfizer booster dose after the Australian Technical Advisory Group on …

Close to half of AJP readers are not participating in the concessional RAT program, our poll reveals Last week, the AJP asked whether readers’ pharmacies are taking part in the …

Another week in which RATs were the key issue, with some recognition for outstanding pharmacists as well The TGA announced on Friday that it had provisionally approved Pfizer‘s COMIRNATY as …

The TGA has provisionally approved the Pfizer jab as a booster shot for older children in a move the Guild describes as “logical” The Therapeutic Goods Administration said on Friday …

Pharmacist brothers offer “Jabs with kebabs;” Irish pharmacy calls anti-vax stunt “quite sad;” pharmacist sentenced over fraud Cork, Ireland: Sunday World has reported that a group of anti-vaxxers descended on …