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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, …

Ben Basger shares ten things to know about Influenza Influenza is a serious problem. It is estimated to be responsible for 300,000 general practitioner consultations, 18 000 hospital admissions and …

Amid surges of flu around the country, the Guild’s Trent Twomey is urging the Queensland Government to lower the age for pharmacist vaccination Meanwhile in South Australia, Professor Paddy Phillips, …

The Health Minister says Australia is on track for a record number of flu vaccinations in 2019 More than 11.4 million flu vaccines have been released to vaccine providers to …

Experts suggest that the quiet 2018 flu season may be a contributor to this year’s early surge, and that 2019 could surpass 2017’s bad season The quiet 2018 flu season …

AHPRA has reminded health practitioners about their responsibility to support public health programs like vaccination, as measles and flu cases rise The regulators spoke out on Wednesday in order to …

PBAC reveals the latest raft of new recommendations made on PBS drugs The latest recommendations made by the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee have been released, with new listings for naloxone …

The most common reason pharmacists are reported over flu vaccination is regarding the age of the recipient, says PDL In its latest practice alert, PDL has taken a look at …

Health Minister Greg Hunt turned to community pharmacy, not doctors, for his flu vaccination this year Amid a 2019 flu season which is gathering early steam, Mr Hunt took the …

The ACT is the latest jurisdiction to expand the availability of vaccination by trained pharmacists The ACT Government has announced that appropriately trained community pharmacists will now be able to …

Queensland pharmacists are now able to vaccinate 16-year-olds, amid an early start to this year’s flu season Trent Twomey, Queensland branch president of the Pharmacy Guild, welcomed the Queensland Government’s …