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The pandemic has given opportunities to expand the scope of pharmacy practice, but lack of representation and ambiguity about pharmacists’ role remain obstacles The pandemic has presented a number of …

A petition calling for the Queensland Government to halt the pharmacy scope of practice trial is nearing 6,000 signatures The petition, started by Queensland GP Dr Stephanie Dawson-Smith, calls on …

In the second part of our interview, pharmacist and MP Emma McBride discusses working to achieve full scope of practice and her thoughts on the future of pharmacy and healthcare …

Queensland’s Health Minister says the state’s trial of pharmacist prescribing for UTIs is already working, responding to criticism of the full scope pilot At a recent press conference Yvette D’Ath, …

This week the pressures on pharmacists came to the fore, with a focus on untenable workloads, staff shortages and whether or not pharmacists get lunch breaks The Queensland “full scope” …

Guild defends pharmacy scope of practice trial, as GP group withdraws advisory committee representative in protest The Pharmacy Guild has defended the “full scope of practice” trial for community pharmacists …

GP groups have banded together to call for the pharmacist “full scope” pilot to be “ceased immediately” A recently leaked confidential draft report revealed a proposed pilot would see pharmacists …

The pandemic provides the opportunity for pharmacy to retain some of its new areas of practice, and to play a greater role in monitoring supply shortages Pharmacy has the chance …

Pharmacists have the accessibility to play a greater role in mental health, but they need more training and support to do so, says MP Emma McBride Speaking in the House …

Top researcher calls for independent prescribing and pharmacist recognition as medical professionals, telling doctors to ‘get over it’ Pharmacists are medical professionals, just as doctors are, Professor Ross Tsuyuki told …

A distinguished former public servant has criticised the Pharmacy Guild over its approach to professional services, but it says his comments are ‘out of date and out of touch’ “Pharmacists …

When Canadian pharmacists gained the ability to prescribe contraceptives and UTI treatments, the Government wouldn’t pay them… until patients themselves stepped in Speaking at the APP conference on the Gold …