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More work is needed to improve immunisation reporting practices by pharmacists, first-ever report concludes   While four out of five vaccines administered by pharmacists are recorded in the Australian Immunisation Register …

Childhood immunisations reach record rates in first quarter of 2021 The immunisation coverage rate for five year olds has increased to a historic 95.22%. “This surpasses our national aspiration of …

Pharmacists can, and should, play a key role in the national roll out of mass COVID-19 vaccination, say researchers Fully utilising the national network of pharmacists is essential to achieve …

Guild leader queries need for ‘finding fault’ pharmacy vax audits, and calls for NIP inclusion for the profession A state Guild leader has taken issue with health officials seeking an …

In the second of a series, Kim Brotherson, Pharmacy 777 Managing Director, discusses five crucial objectives for the 7CPA In the first of this series, we looked at the scene …

PSA is urging Victoria’s returned Labor Government to consider improving Victorians’ access to healthcare by better utilising pharmacists across the state The Andrews Labor Government was returned in a landslide …

Is offering comprehensive travel health advice and assessment a future practice opportunity for pharmacists? Australian pharmacies could be looking to offer expanded travel health services as a future practice opportunity, …

The AMA has issued a reminder of MMR safety in Australia following the deaths of two infants in Samoa shortly after vaccination Samoan health officials have reportedly recalled the MMR …

Surge in pharmacy flu vaccinations backs case for including the profession in the National Immunisation Program, Guild says New evidence showing the growing reach and efficacy of influenza vaccination in …

Karalyn Huxhagen takes aim at the price war and lack of state cooperation in pharmacist immunisation Immunisation in pharmacy definitely has reached the first stage but there is more to …

All staff in residential aged care homes will be vaccinated against influenza, the Health and Aged Care Ministers have announced The provision of influenza vaccination programs to all staff in …

The Immunisation Coalition is urging people aged over 65 to wait for the two new enhanced flu vaccines funded by the Government under the NIP Following a “horrific” flu season …