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A decision to allow trained pharmacists in Tasmania to administer influenza vaccines to adults has been welcomed by the PSA. Under changes to Tasmanian health regulations announced yesterday, trained pharmacists …

Pharmacists in community pharmacies across Tasmania will now be able to administer the flu shot to their customers. The President of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia Tasmanian Branch John Dowling, …

Pharmacy flu vaccination services complement services GP services and can help vaccinate more at-risk patients, according to a new UK research report. The report, appearing in the International Journal of …

GPs are significantly overestimating the proportion of elderly patients they vaccinate against pneumococcal pneumonia, new research has found. The findings reveal one in four GPs report vaccinating at least 75% …

Senior health and medical researchers at the University of Wollongong have united to urge all parents to ensure their children are fully immunised. Researchers across the University say they want …

Appropriately trained pharmacists should eventually provide the full range of vaccinations across Australia, says a leading pharmacy vaccination expert. WA community pharmacist and the Pharmacy Guild of Australia Vaccination Committee …

British GPs have labelled the UK’s pharmacy flu services as having a “chaotic” setup, reports Chemist+Druggist. The UK pharmacy magazine spoke to Royal College of General Practitioners president Maureen Baker …

New policies to be introduced by the Andrews Government are a welcome move to improve the health of Victorians by enabling better utilisation of the skills and expertise of pharmacists …

Tenders to deliver the Victorian Government’s Super Pharmacies Initiatives are now open, Victoria’s Minister for Health, Jill Hennessy, has announced. The initiative, to which the Andrews Government has pledged $28.7 …

The Government has welcomed the passage of legislation designed to lift national immunisation rates and provide a stronger incentive for immunisation, after the Senate passed the No Jab, No Pay …

GSK Australia is partnering with the Australian Government to provide a quadrivalent influenza vaccine for the National Immunisation Program for the 2016 season. Fluarix® Tetra is a four-strain flu vaccine …

Vulnerable Australians will get free access to a quadrivalent flu vaccine in 2016 following a record number of reported cases this year. Minister for Health Sussan Ley says the Government …