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Federal Court proceedings have been initiated over the alleged importation and supply of unapproved Covid-19 RATs聽 Queensland-based company, Key Promotional Products Pty Ltd (KPP) and the husband of the firm鈥檚 …

It鈥檚 now been four years since the Covid-19 pandemic was declared. It has driven changes in pharmacy, as in so much of healthcare, and indeed society. Where are we currently …

Government to invest $631.1 million to support access to vaccination services聽 Fees paid to pharmacists for administering vaccinations through the National Immunisation Program (NIP) will be indexed in line with …

The post-pandemic return of Chinese tourists could present a major opportunity for Australian pharmacies, provided they are positioned to capitalise on it, a healthcare product producer says聽 Before the Covid-19 …

New research confirms the benefits of vaccination, writes Glen Pyle, Dalhousie University COVID-19 is a respiratory disease. Yet, from the earliest days of the pandemic, the cardiovascular risks associated with …

Government accepts ATAGI recommendations for annual free Covid-19 booster shots for adults聽 Australians aged 18 to 64 years will be eligible for annual Covid-19 jabs, Mark Butler the Minister for …

RACGP president questions pharmacists鈥 motivation in wanting rights to prescribe Covid-19 antivirals聽 Steps to ensure 鈥渢here are no perverse incentives for prescribing鈥 need to be taken聽before pharmacists could be allowed …

Authorising pharmacists to prescribe Covid-19 antivirals could limit wastage, a Guild leader says聽 The rejection of a recommendation to allow pharmacists to initiate Covid-19 oral antiviral treatment for patients eligible …

Pharmacists participating in ward rounds via telehealth ramped up activities for Covid-19 patients compared to face-to-face attendance, study finds Hospital pharmacists can successfully deliver services and participate in medical ward …

Pharmacy owner suspended after expired Covid-19 vaccines were administered in-store聽 The Pharmacy Board of Australia has suspended the owner of a Tasmanian pharmacy where patients were given doses of expired …

Government says 鈥渘o鈥 to funding pharmacist prescribing of Covid-19 antiviral medications聽 Labor聽will not implement a recommendation from the House Standing Committee on Health, Aged Care and Sport, to allow pharmacists …

The pandemic changed everything when it comes to vaccination by pharmacists. So where are we at now? By Jala Moushi The role of pharmacists has evolved from traditional medication dispensers …