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Leading pharmacists have expressed disappointment at doctors’ reaction to the announcement of expanded pharmacist vaccination in Victoria And stakeholders in NSW remain disappointed at the lack of similar announcements in …

Victoria has announced vaccination reforms which will see pharmacists able to administer vaccines to 16-year-olds   The announcement comes as new PSA research reveals that almost two-thirds of Australians believe …

Not all doctor stakeholders share the belief that pharmacist vaccination may put patients at risk, says the Guild’s David Quilty Writing in this week’s edition of Pharmacy Guild newsletter Forefront, …

Canadian pharmacist trashes his shop on eviction; new NZ code of ethics ignored; jail for failing to report TB Belle River, Ontario: A pharmacist who was being evicted from his …

Three pharmacies are listed among locations visited this month by a number of people with confirmed cases of measles On Wednesday 7 March, a man travelling on flight D7214 from …

Childhood immunisation rates are higher than ever – but it’s no cause for complacency New data released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has found that nationally, more …

Pharmacy groups have backed the announcement of compulsory vaccination for health workers who treat vulnerable patients This week NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard, unveiling the State Government’s flu strategy, said …

New data shows that Australia’s childhood vaccination rates are slipping The Australian Research Alliance for Children and Youth has released its 2018 Report Card: the wellbeing of young Australians, which …

Victoria has passed legislation which means doctors will no longer be able to make false statements about a child’s ability to be immunised The Andrews Labor Government says it is …

Whooping cough cases in Queensland dropped sharply last year – but it’s no time to be complacent Queensland Chief Health Officer Dr Jeannette Young says the highly contagious respiratory infection …

Incidence of gonorrhoea has soared by 63% over the past five years, new data shows The Kirby Institute at UNSW Sydney has released its latest Annual Surveillance Report on HIV, …

How sick do you have to be to take time off work? A recent US study suggests that pharmacists are the most likely of the health professionals to front up …