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This year’s severe flu season has highlighted that pharmacy can do more to help boost vaccination rates, says the Guild’s David Quilty And extending the National Immunisation Program to pharmacy …

Flu numbers are finally on a downward trend amidst worst flu season on record – with nearly 200,000 confirmed cases As of 2 October, there have been 192,542 influenza cases, …

Influenza has traditionally been the underdog of vaccine-preventable diseases, write Julie Leask and Samantha Carlson Julie Leask, Associate Professor, University of Sydney; Samantha Carlson, Research Officer for the National Centre for Immunisation Research …

Stakeholders are calling for the flu vaccination to be made available without cost to all Australians, including children Bastian Seidel, Royal Australian College of General Practitioners president, says in The …

The government has released some Tamiflu stock from the National Medical Stockpile to help bolster national supplies during worst flu season on record There is currently a shortage of Tamiflu …

It’s been a busy week in Australian community pharmacy, with the big issues looming large This week began with the RACGP attacking community pharmacy over OTC codeine, calling on the …

This may not be the ‘biggest flu season on record’, but it is a big one – here are some possible reasons When the H3N2 strain dominates, we see bigger …

Experts have called for greater access to and takeup of flu vaccination, as Australia endures a likely record-breaking season But this doesn’t extend to pharmacies being able to vaccinate children …

Pharmacists are a prime source of advice on treating common winter ailments such as cough and cold symptoms, says Leanne Philpott Winter ills are typically managed through self-care but when …

The 2017 flu season is nearly upon us, but this time pharmacy is ready to play a greater role than ever before. Megan Haggan investigates This year follows the two …

Pharmacist and member for Dobell Emma McBride is urging Australians to ensure their vaccinations are up to date Ms McBride visited Blooms the Chemist Wyong on the weekend to have …

Apotex marked its 10,000th APO-Wellness clinic over the long weekend by vaccinating cricket legend Steve Waugh Apotex held a special flu vaccination event featuring Blooms The Chemist ambassador and Australian …