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The renewed call by doctors’ groups to open up pharmacy ownership to non-pharmacists beggars belief given the medical profession’s own experiences with corporatisation, says Anthony Tassone For reasons we can …

The AMA Queensland says that pharmacists should not have a wider scope of practice due to conflict of interest and lack of training In its submission to the Queensland Parliamentary …

Acting Pharmacy Guild President Anthony Tassone has written to the president of the doctor’s group, who spoke at the National Press Club on Wednesday “There’s nothing surer in the life …

My Health Record could save your life one day, says AMA president, and Dr Shane Jackson agrees – but leading doctor Professor Kerryn Phelps shares her strong concerns “Shocking” and “a disaster” …

Doctors have condemned NSW Labor’s proposal to extend pharmacist vaccination scope “Access to poor quality care is really not access to care at all,” AMA spokesman Kean Seng Lim told …

The tension between GPs and pharmacists has again been in the news, with pharmacist prescribing singled out The RACGP’s Dr Evan Ackermann caused a stir with this piece in Medical …

The AMA Queensland has waded into the pharmacist prescribing debate, with its president warning that patients could die AMA Queensland State President Dr Dilip Dhupelia has told pharmacists to go …

Sniping and insults from GP representatives will not stop advocacy for evidence-based role expansion of pharmacists to deliver more accessible healthcare, writes Anthony Tassone The decision by delegates at the recent …

Pharmacy and medical bodies have written to the TGA, calling for national script monitoring to be implemented urgently In its consultation paper on options for a regulatory response regarding prescription …

“Farming off” elements of healthcare to pharmacy means patients will lose out on health promotion opportunities, says outgoing AMA president Dr Michael Gannon In an interview with Tim Shaw on …

PSA president Shane Jackson has welcomed the unanimous agreement by the health ministers to change mandatory reporting requirements At Friday’s COAG Health Council meeting, the state and territory health ministers …

It’s been a busy week in the pharmacy sector… In digital health, the PSA launched its guidelines to support pharmacists in using the My Health Record system; the PSA also …