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Doc group argues for GP-owned dispensing pharmacists, but Guild says it’s a “tit-for-tat” reaction to “battery hen” medicine—while PSA maintains separation of prescribing and dispensing is “paramount” The Australian Medical …

Scope of practice was the key issue in pharmacy this week, with a new policy paper from the Guild and anger from doctors The Pharmacy Guild launched a new policy …

GP shortages are leaving Aussies frustrated, says Guild in push for more vaccines, common ailments and prescribing, but AMA says pharmacists are trying to play doctor After having to defend …

Have you seen the 10 most read stories on our website over the last month? A diverse mix of story were among the most read articles on our website over …

The Australian Medical Association has passed an urgency motion that the organisation should call for the Queensland pharmacy prescribing trial to be stopped immediately At the AMA’s Annual General Meeting, …

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 …