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This week, all eyes have been on the King Review interim report, as stakeholders released their formal responses Most stakeholders, it’s fair to say, weren’t thrilled with the Interim Report …

A story in Australian Doctor claims the Guild plans to ignore the schedule of codeine next year A Pharmacy Guild spokesperson has condemned the article, which claims the Guild is …

The RACGP has slammed pharmacy professional services and complained that doctors saw no cash back from the risk share solution The group is urging the King Review panel to break …

Debate over access to codeine has dominated this week’s news, which also saw positive developments for pharmacy Codeine has again been a hot topic this week, as the Guild outlined …

Outspoken pharmacy critic Dr Edwin Kruys has taken aim at the Guild over its proposed model for codeine Yesterday in Forefront, the Pharmacy Guild outlined its proposed “Prescription – except …

Pharmacists and doctors in rural Victoria are set to come together to help manage patients’ chronic illnesses The Victorian Government has announced the launch of the Pharmacist Chronic Disease Management …

It’s been a week of controversy in Australian pharmacy, over everything from pay to whether the CPAs offer certainty for the sector A controversial report which called low pharmacist wages …

A mystery shopper paper which criticised pharmacy referral behaviours needs to be seen in its true perspective, says the College The Australian College of Pharmacy says that the secret shopper …

Aussie GPs are prescribing between four and nine times as many antibiotics as they should be, according to MJA research Research led by Christopher Del Mar, Professor of Public Health at Bond …

Pharmacists could be forgiven for having an identity crisis this week, after a slew of analogies were used to criticise the sector First, pharmacists’ scope of practice was compared to …

Jarrod McMaugh shares his concerns about Sonic’s withdrawal from Sigma’s in-pharmacy pathology screening program The news is extremely disappointing, and I feel it amounts to suppression of competition within the …

The AMA has cheered the decision by Sonic Healthcare to withdraw from pharmacy-based screening programs The “Super Sonic decision” is in the best interest of patients, AMA president Dr Michael …