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It’s understandable that doctor groups have asked for clarification about recognition of advanced pharmacy practice, says a leading pharmacist The Australian Medical Association has reached out to the Society of …

One health network executive has apologised after an unregistered doctor worked at a hospital emergency department for six days The Flinders and Upper North Local Health Network has released a …

Leading doctors have criticised the permanent UTI pilot extension as a “recipe for disaster,” while pharmacists reject claims made by the AMA on their behalf Last week, Queensland’s Minister for …

A former RACGP head calls for full scope of practice for pharmacists, as Labor pledges to provide financial support for after-hours pharmacies Tasmania is readying for its state election this …

The top 1% of prescribers accounted for 49% of all opioid doses and 27% of all opioid prescriptions, US study finds A retrospective, observational study has examined the distribution and patterns …

Medication errors, patient aggression, owing scripts, doctor pressure and forged signatures… PDL explores some sticky situations and how pharmacists should best deal with them An incident or error is something most pharmacists …

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 …