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As we hurtle towards the 2020s, the pharmacy sector isn’t slowing down, with news from the Board, an update on underutilisation in disasters and potential legislative change on the horizon …

Another GP has attacked the community pharmacy sector, while musing on whether the AMA should adopt similar lobbying tactics to the Pharmacy Guild Writing in Australian Medicine about perceived “threats …

A doctor has been found guilty of sexually assaulting a patient, months after his conviction for self-prescribing pain medication Mainstream media including the ABC report that the 26-year-old female patient …

A pharmacist dispensed S8 medicines to a doctor shopper without a script or authority – and the GP who wrote scripts for the medicines afterwards has been reprimanded The State …

Doctors have again lashed out at suggestions that pharmacists could provide more health services, such as a minor ailments service NewsGP reported on a recent study conducted by the University …

Pharmacists who experience dismissal and denigration from doctors may find their performance affected… and young, female community pharmacists may be particularly at risk A paper presented at the Society of …

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 …