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While the focus has been on the CWH and Sigma merger, Wesfarmers has been quietly building its health portfolio, says Mike Taylor  While much attention since Christmas has been focused …

Melbourne pharmacist Pardeep Singh takes aim at the discount model, arguing it has negative impacts for patients and the profession I’m curious if anyone is aware of any ‘discount petrol …

Administration of Long Acting Injectable Buprenorphine injections by pharmacists has been a ‘quantum shift’ in the profession’s scope of practice  Long Acting Injectable Buprenorphine (LAIB) has been a revolution in …

Credentialed pharmacists and those interested in this growing area of practice have a new opportunity to tackle the issues, writes Sarah Gillespie Following the overwhelming success of the inaugural Pharmaceutical …

Angelo Pricolo laments the end of funding for Victoria’s 24-hour Supercare pharmacies In a massive backflip that legendary Romanian gymnast Nadia Comăneci would be proud of, the Victorian state government …

Pharmacy academics Con Berbatis and Bruce Sunderland take a deeper look into some of the potential impacts of the 60 day dispensing policy Given the limited responses by pharmacy, the …

There is a 60 day dispensing reality disconnect in residential aged care, says Gerard Stevens Politics might be the contest of ideas, but sometimes trenchant positions lead to tunnel vision …

You can successfully challenge debts raised by the Department of Health for high cost scripts, says lawyer Maurice Hannan Pharmacists would be well aware of the problems associated with the …

Chat in AJP comments has perhaps predictably, been all about 60-day dispensing, as the date for its implementation draws near Health minister Mark Butler’s remarks about a rise in applications …

SHPA President Tom Simpson talks about the organisation’s new Transformation agenda for pharmacy This week SHPA released Transformation 2024, a ‘growth agenda over the next twelve months to expand the …

Corporate trainer Reem Borrows takes a wide-angle look at the potential negative impact of the 60-day dispensing rule on independent pharmacies…and the community at large Australia’s healthcare system is on …

Patients stressed by misinformation over opioid treatment program changes, Department of Health says   AJP has received this ‘letter to the editor’ from a spokesperson for the Department of Health, seeking …