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The PSA and the Pharmacy Guild of Australia have been working with the Victorian Government and local health authorities to progress a pharmacist-administered vaccination program, the two groups said in …

Community pharmacy is becoming a vital vaccination provider, says Samantha Kourtis, proprietor of the award-winning Charnwood Capital Chemist, in welcoming the news that Canberran pharmacists will be able to offer flu …

The Northern Hemisphere flu season is highlighting the importance of Australians receiving the quadrivalent vaccine as the best possible protection against the 2016 flu season, says The Terry White Group. …

ACT community pharmacists have been given the green light to administer flu vaccinations to their patients in time for the upcoming flu season. The President of the Pharmacy Guild of …

The first pharmacists have undergone immunisation training in Tasmania to enable them to provide vaccinations for the coming flu season, the PSA says. The Tasmanian Government last week reformed health …

A decision to allow trained pharmacists in Tasmania to administer influenza vaccines to adults has been welcomed by the PSA. Under changes to Tasmanian health regulations announced yesterday, trained pharmacists …

Pharmacists in community pharmacies across Tasmania will now be able to administer the flu shot to their customers. The President of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia Tasmanian Branch John Dowling, …

Pharmacy flu vaccination services complement services GP services and can help vaccinate more at-risk patients, according to a new UK research report. The report, appearing in the International Journal of …

Vulnerable Australians will get free access to a quadrivalent flu vaccine in 2016 following a record number of reported cases this year. Minister for Health Sussan Ley says the Government …

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 …

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 …

With two influenza vaccine formulations available this winter, NPS MedicineWise is reporting a spike in calls to its Medicines Line from consumers confused about the difference between the two options, …