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Scope of practice


TerryWhite Chemmart franchisor tells investors it is on track to top 600 stores nationwide  Pharmacist-delivered services are set to drive further growth for pharmaceutical wholesaler, Symbion, the Macquarie Australia Conference …

State and territory governments are being urged to authorise pharmacists to administer RSV vaccines  Changes to Queensland’s Extended Practice Authority – Pharmacists, which came into effect today (1 May 2024) …

Pharmacist prescribers at a limited number of Queensland pharmacies can now provide treatment for 22 conditions under a pilot program  Queensland’s Community Pharmacy Scope of Practice Pilot is now underway …

Government urged to introduce pay parity for services that fall within overlapping scope  Disparities in fees paid to pharmacists, nurses and doctors for administering vaccines need to be addressed as …

Pharmacy owners are starting to change their pay models to reward staff based on their capacity to deliver new services, recruiter says  Pharmacists who upskill to deliver new services through …

Patients will soon benefit from faster access to care through state-based measures to expand pharmacists’ scope of practice  Pharmacists in South Australia and parts of Queensland will be able to provide …

As the profession evolves FIP is introducing a new database to support the expansion of pharmacists’ scope of practice  The International Pharmaceutical Federation’s (FIP’s) Impact Database was launched on Sunday …

Queensland to authorise pharmacists to prescribe hormonal contraceptives from July  Community pharmacists in Queensland will be able to prescribe hormonal contraceptives to women aged 16 years and older under a …

Evidence will be key to ensuring pharmacist prescribing for UTIs becomes “usual practice” in NSW and ACT from May, researcher says  Data from Australia’s only clinical pharmacist prescribing trial is …

Discussions at the 2024 Australian Pharmacy Professional Conference (APP) covered a range of issues including the 8CPA, 60-day dispensing and the need to embrace full scope of practice.  “If you …

RACGP president questions pharmacists’ motivation in wanting rights to prescribe Covid-19 antivirals  Steps to ensure “there are no perverse incentives for prescribing” need to be taken before pharmacists could be allowed …

Government says “no” to funding pharmacist prescribing of Covid-19 antiviral medications  Labor will not implement a recommendation from the House Standing Committee on Health, Aged Care and Sport, to allow pharmacists …