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12 December 2018
Community pharmacies across Australia played a significant role in this year’s successful vaccination program which has helped to deliver the lowest rates of influenza since 2013.
17 October 2018
In all States and Territories across Australia, trained community pharmacists can now legally administer vaccinations, but the range of vaccinations and the allowable age of patients varies from one jurisdiction to another.
7 September 2018
I am delighted that this week the Guild was able to call for expressions of interest from pharmacies wanting to take part in the Chronic Pain MedsCheck Trial.
5 September 2018
The latest national influenza data reflects the major impact arising from the committed effort the community pharmacy sector has put into raising vaccination rates across Australia.
5 September 2018
The Pharmacy Guild has called for expressions of interest from pharmacies wanting to take part in the Chronic Pain MedsCheck Trial.
3 September 2018
The latest national influenza data reflects very well on the amazing effort community pharmacy has put into raising vaccination rates across Australia.
22 August 2018
A survey of more than 1000 Australian adults has found overwhelming support for pharmacists being allowed to administer a full range of vaccines.
8 August 2018
Australia’s first guidelines for the diagnosis and management of adult patients with atrial fibrillation hope to have a major impact on the condition that causes a third of all strokes in Australia.
21 February 2018
Education resources for health professionals covering the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS), the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) and other subjects have been made available by the Department of Human Services.
9 February 2018
I’m pleased to report that the National Health Act amendment legislation which will abolish the sunset clause of the Location Rules is scheduled for debate in the House of Representatives next week. It is also expected to proceed to introduction…