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Pharmacists should be able to access the MBS when delivering services regardless of where they practise, says the Guild In this week’s edition of Forefront, Guild executive director Pam Price …

The PSA has called on the Medicare Benefits Schedule Review Taskforce to include pharmacist services on the MBS In its submissions to the taskforce reference groups, the PSA focused on …

Healthcare works best when it’s trusted, available and collaborative, writes Marc Clavin Accessible healthcare is, at any level, the foundation of our Australian communities. That said, accessibility is not the …

An MBS item should be established to allow pharmacists to access allied health items, a key reference group has recommended The Allied Health Reference Group of the Medicare Benefits Schedule …

Pharmacists need to stand up for themselves and their patients, writes Carlene McMaugh… but how? Assertiveness is defined as having confidence in your statements or beliefs, or defending, upholding or …

Karalyn Huxhagen unpicks the ways in which pharmacists should be utilised in residential aged care… with appropriate remuneration The recent announcement of the Royal Commission into Aged Care facilities is …

The concept of integrating pharmacists into GP practices continues to move forward – but what do pharmacists think of the idea? Evidence is emerging which shows value in clinical pharmacists …

Smaller oxycodone pack sizes and an enhanced role for pharmacists are part of a model being suggested by Melbourne researchers Dr Megan Allen and colleagues from the Royal Melbourne Hospital …

Collaboration is key to being a community health destination, writes Jacqui Hagidimitriou In the age of fast-paced change in pharmacy, those who innovate will continue to adapt to the new …

A new study shows pharmacists in patient-centred medical homes can boost vaccination rates and diabetes and hypertension outcomes The study, Community Pharmacist Collaboration with a Patient Centered Medical Home: Establishment …

A pilot study embedding pharmacists into general practice revealed 100% acceptance of pharmacist recommendations on patient education and lifestyle The pilot study was introduced by WentWest, the Western Sydney Primary …

Pharmacists are set to provide medication management support for RDNS nurses, clients and carers under a new East Melbourne initiative Older people referred for home nursing support who are at …