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GPs are being given an “opportunity to reflect” on their opioid prescribing, as part of a new national education program From later this week, GPs across Australia will receive a …

A GP has been suspended for prescribing alprazolam, codeine, oxycodone and fentanyl without the proper authority A general practitioner from western Sydney has been reprimanded and suspended for six months …

The media is still having a go at community pharmacy, while politicians have discussed the PBS in a busy week for the sector We discovered new data on the value …

The RACGP’s president has cited a warning over pharmacists vaccinating children in a “retail environment” amongst the organisation’s efforts over the last year Speaking at the College’s national conference, GP19, …

Pharmacist prescribing made headlines this week… with some stakeholders for, and some as usual against The Pharmacy Board revealed its position on pharmacist prescribing, saying that under Health Practitioner Regulation …

The AMA has released new minimum standards for prescribing – aimed at cutting out prescribing rights for pharmacists The AMA’s new 10 Minimum Standards for Prescribing are “consistent with medical …

Leading doctors have attacked pharmacists over the Guild’s bid to make better use of pharmacists Writing in the Sunday Herald Sun, News Corp reporter Mandy Squires wrote that Australians are …

AMA president Dr Tony Bartone has again called for bigger medicines pack sizes, in commenting on a move to combat antibiotic resistance The PBAC has proposed that repeats of common …

Doctors and nurses join forces in call for investment into aged care services, but pharmacists need to be added to the conversation The Australian Medical Association (AMA), jointly with the …

A doctor has received disciplinary action for practising without appropriate professional indemnity insurance, in a case which one stakeholder said highlights an issue relevant to all health practitioners The Medical …

A systematic review has found medication reviews identified up to four problems per patient, with generally high acceptance of pharmacist recommendations Collaborative medication reviews are successful at identifying and resolving medication-related problems, …

The Health Minister and Shadow Minister gave us their thoughts on pharmacy’s immediate future this week, as doctor attacks continue The Tasmanian Health Minister, Sarah Courtney, announced the island state …