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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 …

In our latest podcast, pharmacists explain how and when you need to be assertive, the importance of respectful listening and picking the right language and tone to use  In this …

A health practitioner has been given less than a month to show why she shouldn’t be struck off the register, after a tribunal found she had engaged in unethical conduct …

Recommendations on safeguarding the confidentiality of notifiers are imminent from the review conducted in the wake of the attempted murder of a pharmacist A final report on safeguarding the confidentiality …

A GP has been suspended after improper administration of morphine, Valium and lidocaine during a cosmetic procedure, which landed his patient in the emergency ward A general practitioner has been …

A NSW GP who sent hundreds of text messages – some explicit – to a vulnerable patient, and took another out on a date, has had his registration cancelled A …

The regulatory agency is midway through conducting a review on its policies and procedures in relation to safeguarding the confidentiality of notifiers In November 2018, the AJP reported the story of an Adelaide …