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Chris Freeman


Medicines are intended to prevent and treat disease and illness. Yet, in many cases, particularly those involving older Australians, medicines may be doing more harm than good As masters of …

A small but growing number of pharmacists are carving out a new role for the profession in their work as pharmacists embedded within GP clinics There’s no such thing as …

Pharmacists need to play a greater role in aged care facilities, PSA president believes, with access to MBS funding a possibility There is a pressing need for pharmacists to play …

No cap would be ideal, PSA president says as he outlines the proposals to the HMR and RMMR programs such as expansion of the referral pathway and follow-up reviews PSA national …

An Ohio law allowing pharmacists to dispense naloxone without a script saw the number of naloxone orders rise significantly… what results could we see in Australia? A new study has …

It’s time to modernise and reboot Australia’s 20-year-old National Medicines Policy Pharmacy academics say it’s time to reboot Australia’s National Medicines Policy to reflect changes in healthcare, technology and community …

Leading pharmacy groups are set to join in talks to formulate a joint safety policy, say Chris Freeman and Leanne Wells Next week will see the convening of a Strategic …

We speak to the next person in our 14 most influential people in pharmacy campaign, as voted by you Chris Freeman  National president, PSA  Director – Centre for Optimising Pharmacy Practice-based Excellence …

PSA goes to bat for Guild stance on pharmacy regulation as RACGP president argues longer scripts and machine dispensing would ‘improve compliance’ Location rules and pharmacy ownership regulations are good …

Profession overwhelmingly votes in favor of having a new Chief Pharmacist position Australian pharmacists have overwhelmingly backed a call for the Federal government to appoint a new Chief Pharmacist. Most …

Discounting domination, accelerated price disclosure, stagnation of pharmacist wages… what happened in the last decade in pharmacy, and will the next be brighter? In his 2019 Neil Naismith commemorative lecture …

Australia needs a Chief Pharmacist, pharmacy needs to play a more central health care role and get greater access to vaccinations, PSA says A more visible, central presence for pharmacy …