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by Peter Hobbins, University of Sydney At Sydney’s enormous Rookwood Cemetery, a lichen-spotted headstone captures a family’s double burden of grief. The grave contains the remains of 19-year-old Harriet Ann …

Record numbers of Australians were vaccinated against flu this year – and the Health Minister has pointed out pharmacy’s involvement Greg Hunt has announced that Australia experienced the lowest rates …

An article has looked at whether pharmacists could successfully initiate antiviral therapy and refer for more serious conditions in community pharmacy settings Could pharmacists initiate antiviral therapy in the community …

Leading pharmacists have expressed disappointment at doctors’ reaction to the announcement of expanded pharmacist vaccination in Victoria And stakeholders in NSW remain disappointed at the lack of similar announcements in …

Victoria has announced vaccination reforms which will see pharmacists able to administer vaccines to 16-year-olds   The announcement comes as new PSA research reveals that almost two-thirds of Australians believe …

The ACT has released its flu vaccination figures to date, revealing vaccination rates have skyrocketed Around 60% more influenza vaccines have been delivered into the ACT community this year, compared …

The shortage of flu vaccines highlights how important pharmacist vaccination is becoming, says one pharmacy group Advantage Pharmacy says that it has experienced “overwhelming” demand for flu vaccines across its …

Flu vaccinations in pharmacy have nearly doubled in April and May this year, says MedAdvisor The organisation says that MedAdvisor pharmacies have recorded more than 80,000 flu vaccinations via PlusOne …

Community pharmacies in Western Australia are set to receive additional flu vaccines on the NIP for over-65s The Pharmacist Influenza Vaccination Trial has already seen pharmacists make a significant contribution …

People with diabetes need a sick day management plan before they fall ill, write Esther Lau and Lisa Nissen The 2018 flu season is on track to be one of …

It’s been a busy week in pharmacy, with change on the horizon and potential changes suggested from several quarters We heard that Queensland will look into a range of issues …

Flu vaccines are being rationed in NSW and Victoria, following a significant increase in demand Victorian health minister Jill Hennessy called on the Federal Government to become more organised about …