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AMA President Dr Michael Gannon has suggested that e-cigarettes could be a “gateway drug” to tobacco, as conservative Senator campaigns to support vaping Australian Conservatives Senator Cory Bernardi has been …

This week saw one of the most talked-about changes in pharmacy history finally take place: low-dose codeine is now Prescription Only The mainstream media reported extensively on the upschedule, with …

The Pharmacy Guild’s advocacy has shone a light on the extent of codeine misuse, says AMA chief Doctor groups today welcomed the upschedule of low-dose codeine, with AMA president Dr …

Doctor slams AMA for its outrage over the proposed pharmacy pain trial Last week Health Minister Greg Hunt announced a $20 million trial program to help people suffering chronic pain, …

New pharmacy pain program a “slap in the face” for GPs: AMA The AMA has reacted angrily to the announcement of the $20 million pharmacy Pain MedsCheck trial, claiming it …

Doctors are calling for a national, overarching mental health plan, and proper investment into both prevention and treatment of mental illnesses Almost one in two Australian adults will experience a …

PSA and AMA leaders have met to discuss collaborative care models to enhance the role of pharmacists This week PSA National President Shane Jackson and outgoing PSA CEO Lance Emerson …

Victoria’s Parliament has passed the Voluntary Assisted Dying bill, which will see pharmacists involved in the euthanasia process The legislation will now go through an 18-month implementation period before it …

The AMA is again calling for changes to mandatory reporting which would break down barriers to getting mental health help At both Federal and State/Territory level, the Australian Medical Association …

The AMA’s West Australian branch has accused the State’s Health Minister, Roger Cook, of risking residents’ health Mr Cook, alongside all other State and Territory Health Ministers bar South Australian …

The AMA has accused the Pharmacy Guild of “actively undermining” the TGA over the codeine upschedule Following yesterday’s announcement by NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro that the NSW Nationals supported …

Seeking an exemption from prescription for codeine-containing products is heading into “dangerous territory,” says AMA chief And it’s likely doctors will prescribe less codeine and at lower doses after the …