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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 …

“Farming off” elements of healthcare to pharmacy means patients will lose out on health promotion opportunities, says outgoing AMA president Dr Michael Gannon In an interview with Tim Shaw on …

Misleading media reports have prompted Queensland Health to reassure older Queenslanders that the high-strength trivalent is their best bet against the disease There have been reports that older Queenslanders have …

“Unprecedented demand” for flu vaccination has led to a shortage which the Health Department is now trying to address A number of recent surveys – by the Pharmacy Guild, the …

Karalyn Huxhagen takes aim at the price war and lack of state cooperation in pharmacist immunisation Immunisation in pharmacy definitely has reached the first stage but there is more to …

Disbelief that the flu vaccine works and “not getting around to it” are the top reasons why half of Australian adults won’t get a flu shot this year A survey …

The Fair Work case was a hot topic this week, as was the perennial topic of flu vaccination The Pharmacy Guild‘s George Tambassis wrote to members explaining the organisation’s submission …

FIP is marking World Immunization Week by posting on social media about how pharmacists help boost vaccine coverage International Pharmaceutical Federation president Dr Carmen Peña has announced that the organisation …

Guild members in Queensland have been given new status when it comes to flu vaccination The Pharmacy Guild’s Queensland Branch now has Preferred Supplier status with the State Government for …

Pharmacies should have access to flu vaccines under the National Immunisation Program, says the Pharmacy Guild In a statement today the Pharmacy Guild of Australia said that it is encouraging …

All staff in residential aged care homes will be vaccinated against influenza, the Health and Aged Care Ministers have announced The provision of influenza vaccination programs to all staff in …

This week saw the Health Minister show pharmacy a lot of love, as debate about pharmacy and flu continues This week Health Minister Greg Hunt answered a number of questions …