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Availability of vaccines and treatments will continue to play a key role in 2023 and 2024 due to uncertainty over future COVID variants, independent report finds A need to mitigate …

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 …

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 …

New fact sheets to support prescription of COVID-19 antivirals to an important patient group have been released NPS MedicineWise has released new consumer information on three COVID-19 antiviral medicines. Its …

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 …

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 …