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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 …

AMA is ‘crying wolf’ over its criticism of the TWC and Bupa deal, a Guild leader claims The AMA’s recent criticism of the deal between Bupa and the Terry White …

Doctors’ group calls for support for longer GP consultations, a strong PBS, and lifting of caps on subsidies that can support employment of pharmacists in general practice With the 2019-20 …

A leading doctor has slammed the offer of pill testing kits in a pharmacy group – but the pharmacists say it’s a chance for a drugs counselling intervention AMA NSW …