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After what feels like a never-ending 18 months of lockdowns and pandemic messaging, we’re all just a bit over it. So how should we handle the public’s COVID fatigue? Most …

CSL’s Melbourne Broadmeadows facility had a positive COVID-19 case One of the CSL production facilities producing the Astra Zeneca Covid vaccine, Vaxzevria, has had a positive COVID-19 case of its own, …

Readers outraged over pharmacy being added to the skilled occupation list and the impact it may have on existing wages and workloads in community pharmacy    Our readers have been …

“Critical laboratory materials” arrive in country as hopes build for availability of new vax alternative With the wider vaccine focus on the paucity of Pfizer’s Comirnaty and the abundance of …

“Now the time is right for us to bring pharmacists into play” vax rollout chief tells Senate as he outlines pharmacy’s new role and why it’s been sidelined From this …

Two fatalities reported, however total thrombosis numbers down from previous week There were a total of four blood clotting events apparently connected to the Astra Zeneca vaccine rollout recorded over …

The frequency of suicide in Victoria didn’t change with the onset of COVID-19, however, the pandemic could be a major background stressor: study reveals While COVID-19 is not linked to …

Developing news around pharmacy’s role in the COVID-19 vaccination program dominated the news cycle during the week All eligible community pharmacies across Australia were finally the green light to join …

Immediate mobilisation of the nation’s health “missing link” would shave two months off vax target, report concludes The Federal Government “shouldn’t rest” until all 4000 pharmacists qualified to deliver vaccines …

General flags a greater role for pharmacists in vax rollout and Minister announces health care PPE support package The head of Australia’s revamp COVID vaccination rollout taskforce, Lieutenant General John …

TGA reveals how health professionals can, and cannot, communicate with patients about their COVID-19 vaccination services The Therapeutic Goods Administration has released guidance explaining how health professionals can lawfully provide …

The ongoing COVID vaccination saga, regulatory issues and good news about e-cigarette supply in pharmacies dominated the agenda over the the last week The Federal government announced it was establishing …