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Western Australian pharmacists are not presenting patients with inappropriate charges regarding the flu vaccine, says a Guild spokesperson An article which appeared in The West Australian on Wednesday criticised pharmacies …

A Priceline Pharmacy is among a number of locations visited by a person who may have been able to transmit measles, as Victoria Health issues another warning about the disease …

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, …

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 …

How many pharmacies provide immunisations? Do pharmacists earn more if they specialise in services? Do owners support pharmacists’ roles expanding? Here’s 10 key findings from the 2018 UTS Pharmacy Barometer  …

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 …

As the May 18 Federal election draws ever closer, politics—and politicians—were making headlines in pharmacy this week Health Minister Greg Hunt and Shadow Health spokesperson Catherine King pitched their health …

The Federal Treasurer is the latest politician to get his flu vaccine in pharmacy… and some doctors are doing the same Josh Frydenberg visited the Scott McLaren pharmacy on Wednesday …

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 …