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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 …

The new Queensland pharmacist prescribing trial is seen by many as a way to move Australian pharmacists away from winning the global “wooden spoon” for scope of practice. Megan Haggan …

This week saw more of “pharmacy bashing season,” as Chemist Warehouse and doctors criticised the existing regulations Chemist Warehouse chief operating officer Mario Tascone told the mainstream media that if …

A law professor and privacy expert has warned that a “handful” of players could dominate the pharmacy market if the current regulations are scrapped The AMA recently created a working …

Online pharmacies are no replacement for face-to-face pharmacist interaction, UK study finds General practice staff, including GPs, in the UK have responded to a survey to explore their views of …

A Pharmacy Guild spokesperson has told AMA president Dr Tony Bartone to “stop digging” over his old flu vaccine remarks The spokesperson rejected fresh claims that pharmacists were administering the …

PSA goes to bat for Guild stance on pharmacy regulation as RACGP president argues longer scripts and machine dispensing would ‘improve compliance’ Location rules and pharmacy ownership regulations are good …

It’s been a week of doctors versus pharmacists, with GPs taking to the media to accuse pharmacy of bullying, profit-seeking and administering old vaccines There was a flurry of attacks …

AMA president Dr Tony Bartone says that any over-65s flu vaccine used before mid-April this year was not the “most up-to-date, recommended vaccine” for the 2019 flu season The Pharmaceutical …

A leading pharmacist has hit back at AMA vice president Dr Chris Zappala’s claims that GP-owned pharmacies would be more convenient for patients Following the Australian Medical Association’s announcement that …

The AMA’s national president has accused the pharmacy sector of bullying the Health Minister and selling old vaccines In an often-fiery debate about scope of practice and the Community Pharmacy …

Greg Hunt has again said no to non-pharmacist ownership, but a leading doctor has condemned “protectionism” in the sector This week, the AMA announced that it had created a working …