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Following backlash from the GP community, Sonic Healthcare and its subsidiary SmartHealth have withdrawn from Sigma’s in-pharmacy screening program  Sonic says that while the program was developed in line with …

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 …

Pharmacy has been under fire from several directions this week, as the dust settles following the release of the King review interim paper Pharmacy was condemned in mainstream media this …

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 …

A pharmacy was left without phone and internet access for over a week after a copper wire theft Thanks to a thief stealing copper wire, a rural Darwin pharmacy has …

The Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia has backed the pathology health screenings rolled out through Sigma’s Amcal Pharmacy network this week Sigma Healthcare has partnered with SmartHealth to roll-out …

New figures suggest a third of Australians suffer from chronic pain, and many don’t have an effective plan to manage it With the February 2018 upscheduling of codeine looming, many …

Amcal is set to offer pathology health screenings in a bid to capture ‘disengaged’ people at risk of health problems Sigma has announced that it will offer pathology health screenings …

Most Australians have no idea about the risks of chronic kidney disease and some don’t know how many kidneys we have, Amcal data has found That’s despite one in three …

Amcal pharmacies will introduce an asthma inhaler technique check from 6 April The service is an in-store consultation with a pharmacist and runs through a six-step process to educate users …