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NHS England has announced that it will recommission flu vaccinations in community pharmacies for 2016/17. Nearly a quarter of a million more people benefited from vaccinations in a community pharmacy …

The AMA tonight condemned the extension of the freeze of the Medicare patient rebate until 2020 – a saving to the Government of almost $1 billion. AMA President, Professor Brian …

In hospitals Endone has become the new Panadol and Australia is going down the same path as the United States when it comes to opioids, say doctors. The doctors were …

The Australian Government should follow the UK and provide funding support for integrating pharmacists into general practice clinics, according to the PSA. The British Department of Health – through NHS …

The North West Melbourne Primary Health Network has announced that its Vaccination Café will be back this year, offering free coffee, flu vaccines and whooping cough boosters; meanwhile, the RACGP …

A prominent GP and pharmacy critic has told the AJP that community pharmacy is losing its focus on its area of expertise, that Health Destination Pharmacy is like selling pharmacy’s …

With collaboration between GPs and pharmacists being strongly encouraged, pharmacists are moving into GP clinics – but in one Western Sydney location, it’s the GP who is about to move …

The UK’s National Pharmacy Association has quantified the pressure that could be placed on other health services under the planned cuts to English pharmacy. The 6% funding cuts are likely …

Ineffective management of heart disease, asthma, diabetes and other chronic illness costs the Australian health system more than $320 million each year in avoidable hospital admissions, says a new Grattan …

Manya Angley takes a look at the pharmacist role in general practice—and the road ahead The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (ACSQHC) concluded that 2%–3% of …

Integrating pharmacists into general practice clinics and better utilising the role of pharmacists in healthcare reform are cost-effective, sustainable solutions the Federal Government should consider for its May Budget, the …

A Minor Ailments Scheme similar to that in the UK or Canada would be an evidence-based program aimed at improving the health of Australians, industry stakeholders say. On Monday prominent …