In the media
AMA says AstraZeneca vaccine critical to combat growing
Covid-19 Delta outbreak
AMA President Dr Omar Khorshid has called on the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation to review its advice on the AstraZeneca vaccine in response to the growing risks posed by the outbreak of the Delta variant in NSW (23 July 2021). More...
More community pharmacies and additional GPs to deliver
Thousands of community pharmacies and additional GPs across Australia will be invited to join the COVID-19 vaccine rollout.
This additional workforce will be brought on board to support pharmacies and GPs already delivering COVID-19 vaccines in cities, regional, rural and remote areas (22 July 2021). More...
Baby sleep products raise eyes at safety
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has reviewed the safety of inclined infant sleeping products and is now seeking feedback on its findings. The ACCC's Issues Paper, including information on how to make a contribution, can be accessed at this here (22 July 2021).
Clinical trial national approach will benefit patients
and our economy
Medicines Australia welcomes the clinical trial 'one-stop-shop' consultation, recently announced by the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care. Clinical trials in Australia are a significant enabler for faster access for patients and make an important contribution to the economy but we require a consistent, national approach to remain competitive (20 July 2021). More...
Trucking health services to remote Queensland
Heart of Australia's HEART 4 truck hits the road to bring life-saving services to remote and rural Queensland (21 July 2021). More...
Development of blood vessel repair therapy
UniQuest - The University of Queensland's technology transfer company - has partnered with global biotechnology company CSL to accelerate the development of a potential treatment for the repair of blood vessels damaged by inflammation (19 July 2021). More...
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