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Despite the “naysayers”, Covid has proven that pharmacists can administer more vaccines to younger age groups, says Guild leader It’s been a “hectic” time in pharmacy, but the Covid-19 pandemic …

COVID-19 vaccination program for children aged 5-11 launches in pharmacies, with community pharmacists’ kids first in line… but some are yet to receive their stock Children aged 5-11 are now …

“The current remuneration model for COVID-19 vaccinations simply isn’t sustainable”: pharmacy leader Pharmacists are receiving $16 per booster vaccine administered, while other providers such as general practitioners can receive up …

We titled our review of 2020 “A year like no other”. How wrong could we have been? Let’s look back at the second half of 2021… July • Sydney and …

PM Scott Morrison and Health Minister Greg Hunt joined with the Guild to mark the upcoming launch of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children aged 5-11 in community pharmacies Australia’s …

Double Pfizer jab approved for 5-11 year olds, but they will receive a third of the usual dose The Therapeutic Goods Administration has provisionally approved the Comirnaty (Pfizer) COVID-19 vaccine …

Pharmacy’s work is not being properly recognised in financial terms, MP tells Parliament   Australia’s pharmacists are not being adequately remunerated for the training, time and expertise involved in vaccinations, MP …

What are the limits of the no-fault compensation scheme? And are vax mandates new? Researchers shared the latest info at the inaugural National Vaccine Forum The introduction of a no-fault …

Participation in the COVID-19 vax program created workflow issues for many pharmacies. Jenny Blair from The Next Level says the forward pharmacy model is a solution to the problem As …

Vaccine acceptance or rejection can be viewed on a continuum, say experts, but how can you best approach those who are wavering in between due to hesitancy? Patients hesitant to …

Prime Minister Morrison chooses to receive his booster shot from a GP clinic, adding insult to existing pharmacy concerns over low vax remuneration   Prime Minister Scott Morrison has chosen to …

Erica Tong has been at the forefront of pharmacy’s participation in the COVID vaccine rollout. She talks about her ground-breaking work in this and other areas of practice development Dr …