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As established advocates and administrators of vaccination, pharmacists play a vital role in promoting and supporting flu vaccination uptake. By Leanne Philpott KEY POINTS: Influenza is an acute viral infection …

A new report looks at barriers to flu vaccines in NSW 鈥 including how pharmacies can help The new paper, from the NSW Productivity Commission, 鈥渋llustrates the potential health and …

The PSA and doctors have welcomed a WA move to provide access for all to free flu jabs in pharmacy Western Australia鈥檚 McGowan Government has announced that it will offer …

As trusted healthcare professionals, pharmacists are well-placed to provide education and improve health literacy around influenza vaccination, ensuring each patient receives specific and personalised advice and is comfortable with their …

Tasmanian pharmacists will now be able to vaccinate children aged five and up 鈥 but pharmacists say more can be done The Rockliff Government鈥檚 has moved to allow pharmacists to …

Former deputy chief medical officer Dr Nick Coatsworth has suggested pharmacy as the best place for the general public to get their flu and covid jabs, given the GP shortage …

Changes to legislation authorising pharmacists in Queensland to administer influenza vaccines to children aged six-months and older is fuelling demand for immunisation training聽 Updates to Queensland鈥檚 Medicines and Poisons Act …

New guidance from FIP highlights the role of vaccination and how pharmacists can advocate for it Vaccination is a key strategy in the prevention of respiratory infectious diseases like COVID-19 …

Flu is back after the lifting of COVID measures, but vaccination rates need attention, writes Karalyn Huxhagen Since March 2020 people have been wearing masks, staying home and working behind …

Pharmacy supplied oral antivirals a focus of government’s new campaign to boost COVID and influenza prevention, as uptake lags The Australian Government today launched an $11 million six-week campaign to …

Over 112k free flu vaccine bookings have been made in Queensland since the shots became free鈥攂ut one jurisdiction has gone its own way on free jabs On Tuesday, the Pharmacy …

Tasmania has moved to offer free flu vaccines through pharmacies and GPs, but one stakeholder says state decisions are a 鈥渂and-aid鈥 approach Tasmanian Premier and Minister for Heath Jeremy Rockliff …