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Community pharmacies have the skills, expertise and infrastructure to help ease the burden on GPs which the medical profession believes is a drain on the effective use of doctors’ time …

Seven key predictors could help GPs identify which children do and don’t need antibiotics when they’re sick with a cough, a new study suggests. The researchers say the decision-making tool …

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has called for a central role for community pharmacists in Health Care Homes The Guild issued a position statement today following the announcement of the …

The “turf war” between GPs and pharmacists is less of a problem than many people believe, one industry commentator says “Dr Messenger,” writing in UK pharmacy magazine Chemist + Druggist, …

Consumers might prefer to buy medicines in pharmacies, but they’re more likely to ask GPs about new medicines Four out of five Australians usually buy OTC and complementary medicines from …

“Social prescribing” of activities like cooking or gardening has failed to improve patient health or cut GP visits, a pilot scheme evaluation has found. Pulsetoday reports that the study examined …

The AMA is calling on the Federal Government to support its proposal to integrate non-dispensing pharmacists into GP-led primary care teams. During Family Doctor Week, AMA president Dr Michael Gannon …

Dr Edwin Kruys, the GP who has criticised community pharmacy’s vaccination service as a “slippery slope” in the last week, has issued a challenge to the Pharmacy Guild: that he …

Australian GPs are offered guidelines not relevant to their patients, and they often ignore them Gerard Gill, Deakin University Guidelines for GPs are often based on evidence and studies performed …

AJP takes a look at the last week’s best reader comments It’s been a rather controversial week in community pharmacy. Dr Edwin Kruys, chair of RACGP Queensland and member of …

QPIP trial leader Professor Lisa Nissen has slammed remarks made in a blog yesterday by Dr Edwin Kruys, who criticised the QPIP data as “superficial, selective and shows elements of …

A prominent doctor has attacked pharmacist vaccinations and the “slippery slope” of health services in community pharmacy He says that the health sector needs to examine adverse effects on the …