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As the May 18 Federal election draws ever closer, politics—and politicians—were making headlines in pharmacy this week Health Minister Greg Hunt and Shadow Health spokesperson Catherine King pitched their health …

The AMA says pharmacists working in retail pharmacies should never prescribe Two weeks after the Queensland Government announced that it would run a statewide trial of these services – following …

The AMA says that recent TGA data has “vindicated” the decision to upschedule low-dose codeine Several days ago, the TGA issued a report which analysed pharmaceutical industry sales data and …

The Australian Medical Association says pharmacist prescribing would be a ‘fundamental conflict of interest’ The AMA has published its response to the Board’s discussion paper Pharmacist Prescribing, which proposed that …

Here’s how hospital pharmacy, industry and other medical groups reacted to the 2019/20 Federal Budget The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA) has welcomed focus on embedded pharmacy positions in …

The government’s recent proposal to increase dispensed quantities of PBS medicines was nothing more than another savings measure, but it’s one with big potential ramifications for pharmacy, says Paul Cross  …

Doctors have been busy taking aim at pharmacists this week, with the AMA speaking out about a number of issues The ABC reported that pharmacy absence from work certificates may …

The AMA has formally backed supervised pill testing trials, but criticised pill testing kits sold at pharmacies and online At a Canberra meeting, the AMA’s Federal Council has formally and …

More key voices have spoken out for – and against – pill testing in Australia The AMA Queensland has issued a statement calling for a controlled pill testing trial, following …

The AMA has called for a lift on the freeze on medical rebates for pathology services… and taken a swipe at services available through pharmacy The AMA has issued a …

Absence from work certificates from pharmacists are being blamed for a rise in “sickies” The ABC’s Radio National Breakfast has reported that small businesses are concerned that sick days are …

Pharmacists should have access to any subsidised wound care provision scheme, Guild says in response to AMA proposals If public funding is provided to doctors to provide wound care for …