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Doctors may have gotten their way when it comes to 60-day dispensing… what else are they asking for? The Australian Medical Association has released a “checklist for cheaper medicines,” following …

Doctors are now working an economic and competition angle in their bid to rid the pharmacy sector of the ownership and location rules The Australian Medical Association has produced its …

High-profile Nationals couple Barnaby Joyce and Vikki Campion have spoken out in favour of pharmacist prescribing trials, with Campion saying rural and regional Australians deserve more Former journalist and political …

Two opposing forces lobbied for different ways to save patients money this week, while there was lots of medicines news and we looked at burnout in hospitals There was bad …

In its latest salvo against the Pharmacy Guild, a doctor stakeholder group has slammed the remuneration adjustment mechanism in the 7CPA Doctor groups continue to lobby for 60-day dispensing and …

The furore over 60-day scripts is intensifying, with a Chemist Warehouse leader warning of shortages and citing the panic buying of the early days of the pandemic CWH director Mario …

Docs launch an ad campaign attacking pharmacist prescribing, while one media outlet calls for a ceasefire between the sectors The Australian Medical Association has announced a media campaign, aimed at …

Medical magazine urges GPs to sign petition against the North Queensland Pharmacy Scope of Practice Pilot (NQPSPP)  Dubbing the NQPSPP as “a reckless experiment”, Australian Doctor is conducting a petition, …

The Federal Health Minister is reportedly saying he will consider talking to his state and territory counterparts about doctors’ concerns with pharmacist prescribing trials The Australian Medical Association says that …

The RACGP has weighed into calls for double dispensing ahead of the May Federal Budget The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners says that allowing 60-day scripts would halve dispensing …

The eyes of the nation turned to the Gold Coast this week, as we heard from Guild representatives, politicians and other pharmacy leaders at APP2023 Thousands of pharmacists from around …

Tasmanian pharmacists will now be able to administer more vaccines – and GPs are predictably outraged Hot on the heels of the announcement earlier this week that Tasmanian pharmacists would …