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Despite convenience and anonymity, both patients and pharmacists cite “persistent barriers” to the provision of emergency contraception in the retail pharmacy setting While patients value the convenience and anonymity that …

The new Queensland pharmacist prescribing trial is seen by many as a way to move Australian pharmacists away from winning the global “wooden spoon” for scope of practice. Megan Haggan …

George Tambassis has written to the Federal Health Minister urging him to push forward pharmacist script renewals for the Pill In the letter, sighted by the AJP, Mr Tambassis highlighted …

A GP and academic has penned a piece in The Conversation saying that pharmacist prescribing of the oral contraceptive pill risks women’s health for several reasons “In bypassing their GPs …

A leading doctor has criticised the findings of an Australian study which found a significant cost saving in downscheduling oral contraceptives to Pharmacist Only The study, conducted by researchers at …

The president of the AMA in Queensland has written to the state health minister urging him to reconsider the pharmacy contraceptive pill and UTI trial In April, the Queensland Government …

Another leading GP has slammed Queensland’s limited pharmacy prescribing trial, calling for a national approach In mid-April, the Queensland Government announced a statewide trial whereby pharmacists would be able to …

The AMA says pharmacists working in retail pharmacies should never prescribe Two weeks after the Queensland Government announced that it would run a statewide trial of these services – following …