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A NSW doctor has been reprimanded for prescribing addictive drugs including fentanyl, oxycodone and morphine to drug-dependent patients without the proper authority A specialist doctor, based in Taree in northern …

Despite pressure from prescribers or patients, pharmacists should stand firm in ensuring any script they dispense is appropriate and safe, say experienced pharmacists Early last month Fairfax media reported on …

Doctors are calling for a national, overarching mental health plan, and proper investment into both prevention and treatment of mental illnesses Almost one in two Australian adults will experience a …

Recognition for pharmacists was an issue this week: whether in terms of consumer awareness or pay The week started by recognising the important work pharmacists do, with World Pharmacists’ Day; …

Media reports critical of pharmacy and attacks from doctors’ groups may be increasing the amount of stress on pharmacists The National Stress and Wellbeing Survey of Pharmacists, Intern Pharmacists and …

Doctors identified as anti-vaccination are being investigated by state and national authorities, Health Minister Greg Hunt says The RACGP has also responded to claims of a GP anti-vaccination “underground network” …

The AMA’s advocacy for changes to the current rules could potentially have a positive impact for pharmacists Federal, State and Territory health ministers have agreed to consult with practitioner and …

“I often work in holiday locations as a locum and am approached by customers who claim to be a doctor on holidays, usually working in a public hospital, and wanting …

When it comes to perception of ethics and honesty across professions, pharmacists have dropped down the ranks Health professionals have continued their domination of Australia’s most highly regarded professions. Australia’s …

The way doctors are paid must be changed to ensure consumers and the community get the best value out of Medicare, the Consumers Health Forum (CHF) says. The lobby group today released …

Hospital politics and a power imbalance between doctors and pharmacists may be a key reason why antibiotics continue to be chronically misused in Australian hospitals, new research suggests. A UNSW …

The professional services likely to be funded under the Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement “beggar belief,” vice president of the AMA Dr Steven Parnis says. Dr Parnis told 3AW radio host …