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Another week into the COVID-19 pandemic, and as restrictions tighten on socialising and service provision, it’s been another huge week in pharmacy There’s been a flurry of change to legislation, …

A new pilot program aims to monitor the effects of influenza vaccines administered by pharmacists this flu season – and could potentially roll out to a coronavirus vaccine The new …

Australia’s chief medical officer has written an open letter to pharmacy about managing the flu season during the COVID-19 pandemic Dear Colleagues, As you would be aware from my recent …

PDL is concerned that higher demand for vaccinations combined with larger-than-normal volumes of prescriptions may increase risk of an incident “It is anticipated that community pharmacies will experience a greater …

Victorian pharmacists will soon be able to administer the Meningococcal ACWY vaccine to people aged 15 years and over The move was welcomed by the PSA, which said that it …

As toilet paper shelves empty out and worried Australians start to stockpile medicines, the number of COVID-19 cases in the country continues to rise The Federal Government had some questions …

Pharmacy groups have lauded a South Australian decision to allow pharmacist vaccination of children as young as 10 State Minister for Health and Wellbeing Stephen Wade has announced that South …

TerryWhite Chemmart Charlestown Pharmacist Michael Minter has been named TerryWhite Chemmart Pharmacist of the Year for 2020 Announcing Mr Minter’s win at a gala evening awards as part of TerryWhite …

Flu vaccines have been expanded under the NIP, with free vaccines for more children and a quadrivalent for seniors added – but in most jurisdictions, pharmacy still has no NIP …

Pharmacy groups have welcomed the NSW Government’s move to allow pharmacists to vaccinate 10-year-olds Health Minister Brad Hazzard announced the move on Monday, saying that with the likely convergence of …

Queensland is set to allow pharmacists to administer travel vaccines, but one stakeholder says it’s not enough Queensland Health has announced that trained pharmacists in the state will be able …

Emergency protocols should allow the dispensing of full size medicine packs following disasters like the recent bushfires, say pharmacists Five strategic measures could help protect Queenslanders in difficult times such …