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Australians are urged to be alert to lesser known signs of deadly meningococcal disease, with cases usually increasing towards end of flu season NSW Health is urging people to be …

More than 10% of the world’s children are not being vaccinated against preventable diseases such as measles, diphtheria and tetanus, new data show The World Health Organization and UNICEF’s new …

The oral contraceptive pill should be available over-the-counter, writes a mainstream media journalist – and a Guild spokesperson hopes access could soon be easier Cassandra Morgan, who has recently moved …

Doctor complaints about pharmacists practising to the top of their scope featured strongly this week… Government talks about the 7CPA with the Guild and PSA have begun, while Chemist Warehouse, …

Lauren Bloomfield from Edith Cowan University reports on the efficacy of the 2019 flu vaccine Over recent months, reports of “a horror flu season” causing serious illness and death have …

Though flu is tearing through the community, it’s not too late for Australians to get vaccinated, says one stakeholder body The Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia is reinforcing the …

Already the 2019 flu season is shaping up to be one of the worst years on record, due to the large number of influenza cases already confirmed As early as …

A Perth father has told mainstream media outlets that he has suffered severe health consequences from a pharmacist flu vaccination in his back – days after the release of a …

Pharmacy staff, chiropractors found among selection of healthcare practitioners voicing anti-vaccination beliefs to patients, according to Australian study A qualitative study has looked at the perspective of older people relating …

It’s been a busy week in community pharmacy, with renewed conflict with GPs and more calls for real time monitoring and a national vaccination approach GPs continue to oppose pharmacy …

The PSA has again called for a national approach to pharmacist vaccination, following the release of a study which looked at people with waning immunity who contracted measles The study, …

Research into measles cases in Victoria has shown some people who were hospitalised with the disease had been vaccinated at least once in the past, but their immunity had waned …