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The AMA’s advocacy for changes to the current rules could potentially have a positive impact for pharmacists Federal, State and Territory health ministers have agreed to consult with practitioner and …

But the Guild has hit back saying it’s time to put common sense and patients before “tired old turf wars” The Australian Medical Association fully supports the TGA’s decision to …

The AMA has called for e-cigarettes to remain subject to “strong regulation” in Australia Commenting on its submission to an inquiry into the devices, the AMA says it believes that …

Jarrod McMaugh shares his concerns about Sonic’s withdrawal from Sigma’s in-pharmacy pathology screening program The news is extremely disappointing, and I feel it amounts to suppression of competition within the …

The AMA has cheered the decision by Sonic Healthcare to withdraw from pharmacy-based screening programs The “Super Sonic decision” is in the best interest of patients, AMA president Dr Michael …

Following GP backlash to Amcal pathology screenings, the Royal College of Pathologists has clarified its position In a formal statement, the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (RCPA) has stated …

Pharmacy pathology screening has been likened to “getting your car serviced at the lawn mower shop” by a leading GP Dr Edwin Kruys, Acting President of the Royal Australian College …

AMA president Dr Michael Gannon has drawn ire for telling pharmacists to “stick to their knitting” over pathology tests After Sigma announced that it would offer pathology health screenings throughout …

The Australian Medical Association has slammed pharmacy pathology testing, calling it “bordering on irresponsible” On Monday 26 June, Sigma’s Amcal Pharmacy network rolled out a pathology testing initiative, under a …

Health Minister and doctors criticise Senate decision on medicinal cannabis Tuesday’s Senate vote on medicinal cannabis access removes safeguards against unsafe product imported from overseas, they warn. Health Minister Greg Hunt …

Does a recent article in an AMA publication signify a thaw in doctors’ opposition to pharmacist vaccination? Leading medical groups have been resolute in their opposition to vaccinations by pharmacists, …

Asia-Pacific is the largest region of a global generics market set to experience double-digit growth through to 2021, according to research experts The global generic medicines market has registered a compound …