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Call for comment on October deadline for Melatonin Pharmacist Only downscheduling, as doctors back S3 decision  The Therapeutic Goods Administration has issued a call for further public submissions on its …

The Australian Medical Association has elected a new leadership team The AMA has elected a new President, Dr Omar Khorshid, and Vice President, Dr Chris Moy. The election, at the …

TGA flags changes to prescription opioid regulations following consultation  The TGA has given notice that changes will be made to the pack sizes, dosage and advice supplied with prescription opioids …

The AMA has called for the relaxation of pharmacy ownership laws, saying this would improve access to medications On Monday the AMA released its updated Position Statement on the Ethical …

The Pharmacy Board has revealed its position on pharmacist prescribing, and the responses to it have been wildly divergent  The release of the Pharmacy Board of Australia’s position statement on …

Doctors and nurses join forces in call for investment into aged care services, but pharmacists need to be added to the conversation The Australian Medical Association (AMA), jointly with the …

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 …