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A prominent GP has criticised what he believes is a political focus on pharmacy funding over patient safety The business of health has not always kept safety in the forefront …

The president of the AMA in Queensland has written to the state health minister urging him to reconsider the pharmacy contraceptive pill and UTI trial In April, the Queensland Government …

It’s been a busy week in community pharmacy… This week, we brought you the results of the 2018 UTS Pharmacy Barometer: we saw growth in community pharmacist wages; we found …

Another leading GP has slammed Queensland’s limited pharmacy prescribing trial, calling for a national approach In mid-April, the Queensland Government announced a statewide trial whereby pharmacists would be able to …

A GP’s registration has been suspended after she engaged in a sexual relationship with a patient, then kept communicating with him after he ended the affair She continued to communicate …

But one third of pharmacists still believe GPs think their primary job is just to supply medications, according to new report More pharmacists are reporting a positive working relationship with …

Doctors continue to oppose Queensland’s trial of pharmacist provision of UTI treatment, with one GP warning of “landmines” Following the Queensland Government’s announcement last month that pharmacists would be able …

The AMA says pharmacists working in retail pharmacies should never prescribe Two weeks after the Queensland Government announced that it would run a statewide trial of these services – following …

The AMA says that recent TGA data has “vindicated” the decision to upschedule low-dose codeine Several days ago, the TGA issued a report which analysed pharmaceutical industry sales data and …

A new report by the Grattan Institute calls on the government to roll back location rules – but also to give pharmacists a bigger role in healthcare Public policy think …

Doctor groups have responded with outrage to the announcement that Queensland will trial limited pharmacist prescribing Following the recent inquiry into the pharmacy sector in Queensland, the state government has …

Dr Chris Freeman responds to the RACGP’s submission on pharmacist prescribing I am writing to object to the egregious assertions made in the RACGP’s submission to the Pharmacy Board of …