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AJP speaks to the man behind the pharmacist flu vaccine injury claim—were his symptoms really the result of injury, or something else? In early July, at the height of consumer …

Money was a hot topic in pharmacy this week… for both patients and pharmacists There was big news in Western Australia, as state Health Minister Roger Cook announced at a …

AMA WA branch president Dr Andrew Miller has criticised the state’s move to expand pharmacist vaccination, saying pharmacists are not best qualified to deliver it This week, state Health Minister …

Which vaccines are available and who should get them? A few weeks ago Australians were urged to be alert to lesser known signs of deadly meningococcal disease. As of 18 …

Western Australia is the latest state to expand pharmacist vaccination, allowing several vaccines to be administered to 16-year-olds WA Health Minister Roger Cook has announced that pharmacists will be able …

People in regional and rural NSW are being warned to get vaccinated and take other steps to guard against Q fever Drought and high winds may increase the risk of …

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 …