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South Australian pharmacists may be authorised to provide influenza vaccinations to children as young as 10 The Marshall Government says it is considering regulation changes to allow accredited pharmacists to …

Highlighting the horrific 2019 flu season, the Pharmacy Guild has again called for pharmacy access to the National Immunisation Program The Guild analysed this year’s flu season, which has been …

Victoria’s Minister for Health Jenny Mikakos took to a Northcote pharmacy on Thursday to announce expanded pharmacy vaccination At the Westgarth Pharmacy, Ms Mikakos said that children as young as …

The Immunisation Coalition has warned Australians about the increased and significant risk of heart attack associated with the flu An estimated one in four lives lost this year to influenza …

A new study has examined the effect of flu vaccine in preventing heart attack – while one expert warns of subpar overall uptake and the Guild calls for vaccine harmonisation …

Lauren Bloomfield from Edith Cowan University reports on the efficacy of the 2019 flu vaccine Over recent months, reports of “a horror flu season” causing serious illness and death have …

Already the 2019 flu season is shaping up to be one of the worst years on record, due to the large number of influenza cases already confirmed As early as …

A leading GP has expressed concerns about expansion of pharmacist flu vaccination in WA, including that cold chain management could be less stringent This week Western Australia’s Health Minister Roger …

Amid a “massive” jump in the number of flu cases recorded in Western Australia, the state Government has moved on pharmacist vaccination The move by the WA Government to allow …

As flu grips the country, it’s been a busy week in pharmacy… There have been significant concerns about availability of the flu vaccine, with newly reappointed Health Minister Greg Hunt …

The current flu crisis only serves to highlight the need for national consistency in accessing vaccines through community pharmacies under the NIP, says a Guild leader The mainstream media continues …

The Guild says pharmacies can still usually find flu vaccine stock, as the mainstream media reports on shortages The Guild says pharmacies can still usually find flu vaccine stock, as …