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A doctor jailed over the attempted murder of a pharmacist, who had notified Ahpra about his improper prescribing practices, has been slapped with an effective lifetime ban A South Australian …

Study reveals GPs’ concerns over pharmacists’ participation in influenza vaccinations   Pharmacist involvement is perceived by GPs to be a barrier to the effective delivery of influenza vaccination to high-risk adults …

Consumer group proposes a five question program for patients to ask to improve QUM, supports embedding pharmacists with GPs and aged care The Consumers Health Forum says it is “working …

A GP has been reprimanded and fined for prescribing controlled and restricted drugs to a patient who died from an overdose A general practitioner from North Lakes, Queensland has been …

The AJP Debate: the case for, and against, having pharmacists embedded within aged care settings or GP clinics  EMBEDDED PHARMACISTS – The argument for: by Mark Naunton You might not …

Successful integration into general practice and aged care will offer pharmacists autonomy and boost medications management, says a leading GP The developing of the role of pharmacists working in general …

GP and pharmacist collaboration is vital to improve antimicrobial stewardship, but is it occurring? And what can be done to improve the situation? Collaboration between the key frontline health workers …

GPs are at the centre of Australia’s fast-tracked COVID vaccination strategy, but there seems no role for pharmacy, despite overseas colleagues involvement  Plans for Australia’s COVID-19 are being revealed following …

For our last issue of the year, we reveal what has caught our readers attention in 2020 Interestingly, almost all of the top 20 are stories from the second half …

What are the barriers currently preventing community pharmacists from playing a more active role in antimicrobial stewardship? New research may provide the answers Australian community pharmacists are aware of antimicrobial …

The NSW medical practitioner has appealed his suspension following a complaint of excessive prescribing of opiates and benzodiazepines The Medical Council of NSW suspended a GP’s registration from 13 May …

A small but growing number of pharmacists are carving out a new role for the profession in their work as pharmacists embedded within GP clinics There’s no such thing as …