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How many general practices employ pharmacists, and how many pharmacies are co-located with general practices across the country? GPs work predominantly in group practices and many also work alongside other …

Another prominent GP has criticised recommendations pharmacists prescribe and dispense low-risk scripts and vaccinations – but called for a more conciliatory approach Dr Edwin Kruys has written on his Doctor’s …

As the year draws to a close, we take a look at the last week in pharmacy We learned that the opinions of pharmacy owners and employees have never been …

A new study shows pharmacists in patient-centred medical homes can boost vaccination rates and diabetes and hypertension outcomes The study, Community Pharmacist Collaboration with a Patient Centered Medical Home: Establishment …

It’s important to discuss where the limits of pharmacy’s role lie – but the current “turf war” approach isn’t supported by the profession This month, PSA national president Dr Shane …

A pilot study embedding pharmacists into general practice revealed 100% acceptance of pharmacist recommendations on patient education and lifestyle The pilot study was introduced by WentWest, the Western Sydney Primary …

One in two Australians who have chronic disease are not taking their medication as directed by their doctor, according to an Australian physician In Australian Prescriber, Professor Tim Usherwood from …

Pharmacists and doctors in rural Victoria are set to come together to help manage patients’ chronic illnesses The Victorian Government has announced the launch of the Pharmacist Chronic Disease Management …

A panel of experts will discuss how the unique skills of pharmacists can be better utilised as part of a collaborative care model, at PSA17 The Primary Health Networks: collaborative …