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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ strengths and expertise must lead the reform of health systems which have marginalised them, says a new report   The 2022 Close the Gap …

NACCHO and Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations in Queensland have added their voices to doctor groups calling to stop the pharmacist “full scope of practice” pilot NACCHO and the Aboriginal …

The Guild has provided an update on changes to the Closing The Gap program after claims were rejected With the implementation of the changes to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) …

The Australian Pharmacy Council has announced the launch of its Reflect Reconciliation Action Plan, formally endorsed by Reconciliation Australia The Council says it will launch the RAP at its annual Emeritus …

It’s time for pharmacists to renew their registration… here’s what’s different this year The Pharmacy Board has issued a reminder that pharmacists have until 30 November 2021 to renew their …

Diabetic retinopathy (DR) is the leading cause of preventable blindness of working-age adults in the world.1 In Australia it is one of the top five causes of irreversible blindness among …

The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia has recommitted to meaningful action in the name of reconciliation as National Reconciliation Week 2021 concluded across Australia SHPA Aboriginal and Torres Strait …

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia says it is finalising its first national Reconciliation Action Plan  The plan is set to be launched after formal endorsement by Reconciliation Australia, it says. …

A doctor has been fined $30,000 but avoided suspension after he made serious errors diagnosing a patient, and she later died The Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency and the Medical …

Hospital doctors will now be able to write Close The Gap scripts – but hospital pharmacies are still left out of the scheme An announcement by the Commonwealth Department of …

Nearly a third of survey respondents were unaware of their eligibility for free influenza vaccination, and more than half believed the vaccine could cause flu Researchers from the University of …

Health authorities are asking people who attended last weekend’s Black Lives Matter rally in Melbourne to take measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 The Victorian Aboriginal Controlled Health Organisation …