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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 …

As Australia welcomed back the re-elected Morrison Coalition Government, there was still plenty happening in the world of pharmacy… In an Australian first, Tasmanian Health Minister Michael Ferguson announced that …

The Health Minister has again urged Australians to get a flu vaccine, as a Pharmacy Guild spokesperson in WA calls for pharmacies to be able to vaccinate children Pharmacy Guild …

Western Australian pharmacists are not presenting patients with inappropriate charges regarding the flu vaccine, says a Guild spokesperson An article which appeared in The West Australian on Wednesday criticised pharmacies …

Doctor criticism of Tasmania’s decision to allow pharmacists to vaccinate 10-year-olds against flu reflects a “sad lack of understanding of patient needs,” says the Guild’s Tasmanian president John Dowling, president …

Winter is coming, and Tasmania’s plan to expand pharmacist-administered vaccination has it at odds with doctors Michael Ferguson, Tasmania’s Minister for Health, has announced the state’s Winter Demand Management Plan, …