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Pharmacists can help their customers by addressing common flu and vaccine-related questions and assisting with symptomatic relief when flu strikes Early predictions for the flu season can be difficult, as …

Premiers and chief ministers are being urged to take steps to boost the uptake of influenza vaccinations amid surging case numbers  Inconsistent approaches to funding flu vaccinations from state and …

State-wide vaccines for all-comers from 22 July on back of huge influenza B outbreak The Queensland Government’s announcement of state-wide, no-cost influenza vaccinations for everyone in the state from Saturday, …

As trusted healthcare professionals, pharmacists are well-placed to provide education and improve health literacy around influenza vaccination, ensuring each patient receives specific and personalised advice and is comfortable with their …

More states fall into line and extend free influenza vaccination programs amid concerns over slow uptake New South Wales, Queensland and South Australia have followed Victoria’s recent announcement and also …

Pharmacy groups welcome expansion of WA’s vaccination program, but doctor’s groups conversely warn the move “is a step in the wrong direction” PSA’s WA Branch has welcomed the expansion of …

Pharmacist charting is effective in increasing rates of influenza vaccination among hospitalised patients, according to new Australian research In a study conducted at The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, a pharmacist and …

MedAdvisor has announced new features to help boost flu vaccination rates in the coming months Digital medication management platform MedAdvisor has announced new features within its PlusOne pharmacy software, to …

Immunisation Coalition chair Professor Paul Van Buynder has suggested that a cheap version of the flu vaccine may have influenced 2017’s “disaster year” This year’s iteration of the flu vaccine …

The TGA has accepted committee recommendations for next year’s flu vaccine, which brings a new virus strain into the fold While this year’s flu season – one of the worst …

While focus has primarily been on children and the vociferous anti-vaccination lobby, a large proportion of adolescent and adult Australians still remain undervaccinated In an article published in the Medical Journal …

2017 represents the first flu season that trained community pharmacists will be able to administer flu shots nationwide More than seven million Australians aged 18-64 are planning to have a …