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Senior health and medical researchers at the University of Wollongong have united to urge all parents to ensure their children are fully immunised. Researchers across the University say they want …

Appropriately trained pharmacists should eventually provide the full range of vaccinations across Australia, says a leading pharmacy vaccination expert. WA community pharmacist and the Pharmacy Guild of Australia Vaccination Committee …

British GPs have labelled the UK’s pharmacy flu services as having a “chaotic” setup, reports Chemist+Druggist. The UK pharmacy magazine spoke to Royal College of General Practitioners president Maureen Baker …

New policies to be introduced by the Andrews Government are a welcome move to improve the health of Victorians by enabling better utilisation of the skills and expertise of pharmacists …

Tenders to deliver the Victorian Government’s Super Pharmacies Initiatives are now open, Victoria’s Minister for Health, Jill Hennessy, has announced. The initiative, to which the Andrews Government has pledged $28.7 …

The Government has welcomed the passage of legislation designed to lift national immunisation rates and provide a stronger incentive for immunisation, after the Senate passed the No Jab, No Pay …

GSK Australia is partnering with the Australian Government to provide a quadrivalent influenza vaccine for the National Immunisation Program for the 2016 season. Fluarix® Tetra is a four-strain flu vaccine …

Discount Drug Stores has announced the company raised over $15,000 for charity partner Free To Be to help disadvantaged children in India. Discount Drug Stores administered over 7,000 flu vaccinations …

Around 38,400 of the estimated 137,460 girls aged 15 in 2013 were not fully immunised against the contagious virus that can cause cervical cancer, with coverage rates as low as …

New figures that show Australia is experiencing a particularly bad flu season – with cases up by over 50% in 2015 compared to the same time last year – have …

Victoria is leading the nation for full three-dose coverage of the HPV vaccine among 15-year-olds, new figures reveal. New figures by the National HPV Vaccination Program Register show that for …

The Western Australian Department of Health has approved the PSA’s Pharmacist Immunisation Training, adding yet another Australian jurisdiction moving towards pharmacist-delivered vaccinations. Under the WA legislation, pharmacists are recognised as …