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Tackling obesity by offering the opportunity to attend a weight loss program during a routine consultation is effective, welcomed by patients and takes 30 seconds of physicians’ time, according to …

In its submission to the King Review, the RACGP argues that rather than funding pharmacies to operate after hours, consumers might be better served if GPs had more ability to …

Some consumers may decide not to fill scripts as a result of the Medicare freeze, AMA Vice President Tony Bartone says. Speaking at a media doorstop today, Dr Bartone said …

The lead author of the recent WA vaccination study, Dr Laetitia Hattingh, has hit back at a GP’s claims that profit drives pharmacist vaccination and the study should be taken …

All general practices would benefit from a pharmacist’s expertise, according to the Royal College of GPs Scotland and Royal Pharmaceutical Society Scotland. The two groups have issued a joint statement …

The idea of GPs dispensing medicines has again arisen in the RACGP’s submission to the King Review The College’s submission states that incentives to pharmacy to provide access to after-hours …

Strict limitations should be set on the types of products that can be sold in community pharmacies, says the RACGP This is one of 11 recommendations about pharmacy made by …

It’s been another busy week for the pharmacy sector – and for once, the King Review was not the only review that got people talking. The long-awaited response to the …

We take a look at pharmacy news around the world Dunedin, NZ: A pharmacy student from the University of Otago has appeared in court facing 10 drugs-related charges, including possessing …

A new Canadian study has found that medication reviews conducted by pharmacists did not significantly modify prescription drug use But comparing this to the Australian model is like “comparing an …

AMA president Michael Gannon has declared himself to be in “furious agreement” with Guild president George Tambassis regarding GP-pharmacist collaboration and even some medical certificates. In a joint interview with …

A majority of doctors believe pharmacists should not be permitted to administer vaccinations, if a poll currently open on the MJA’s InSight website is to be believed At the time …