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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 …

Karalyn Huxhagen looks at the timing of flu vaccines and why locums should invest in vaccination training Well, we are off and running, and the world is now a better …

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 …