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A doctor who self-prescribed antibiotics has complained on a public forum that the pharmacist took too long to dispense the medicine Posters have defended pharmacists in an online forum in …

Male pharmacists are disproportionately over-represented as respondents at serious misconduct hearings, research reveals Australian research, analysing seven years of health practitioner disciplinary tribunal hearings, has found that males were over-represented …

Leading government health agency and SHPA add voices to GP groups in opposing antibiotic downscheduling, citing fears about antimicrobial resistance The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Heath Care …

The Department of Health is considering restrictions on doctor prescribing of antibiotic repeats The Federal health department has undertaken a review of listings for the top five antibiotics prescribed with …

The Medical Board has again suspended a doctor who made offensive posts on social media, including encouraging sexual assault against women In April, Dr Christopher Kwan Chen Lee appeared before …

As Australia welcomed back the re-elected Morrison Coalition Government, there was still plenty happening in the world of pharmacy… In an Australian first, Tasmanian Health Minister Michael Ferguson announced that …

Doctor criticism of Tasmania’s decision to allow pharmacists to vaccinate 10-year-olds against flu reflects a “sad lack of understanding of patient needs,” says the Guild’s Tasmanian president John Dowling, president …

A doctor who self-injected fentanyl in a hospital bathroom has been reprimanded and fined $5,000 The doctor was facing three allegations: that he misappropriated fentanyl from his employer by diverting …

Winter is coming, and Tasmania’s plan to expand pharmacist-administered vaccination has it at odds with doctors Michael Ferguson, Tasmania’s Minister for Health, has announced the state’s Winter Demand Management Plan, …

The PSA is keen to work on fair pay for pharmacists, while the Guild says the election win helps provide certainty Following the re-election of the Morrison Coalition Government over …

Doctors continue to oppose Queensland’s trial of pharmacist provision of UTI treatment, with one GP warning of “landmines” Following the Queensland Government’s announcement last month that pharmacists would be able …

As the May 18 Federal election draws ever closer, politics—and politicians—were making headlines in pharmacy this week Health Minister Greg Hunt and Shadow Health spokesperson Catherine King pitched their health …