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More than 10% of people living in some parts of Australia say they have delayed or avoided filling a script due to cost – more than two to three times …

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners welcomes the Federal Government’s announcement of a funding boost for GP training to identify and respond to cases of domestic violence. The ‘Women’s …

Health must be a priority for the new Prime Minister and Cabinet, the Australian Medical Association has said in congratulating Malcolm Turnbull on his election last night. “Poor health policy …

Pharmacists in general practice are one of several changes the Australian Medical Association wants to encourage, outlined in its submission to the Primary Health Care Review. The AMA Submission to …

AMA President, Professor Brian Owler, said today that comments from the Health Minister about the latest Medicare data suggest that the Government is setting the scene for Health budget cuts …

Excluding pharmacists when their patients are hospitalised or enter other treatment settings causes nothing but trouble, writes Karalyn Huxhagen I recently attended the SHPA Summit in Melbourne and presented in …

Ahead of Federal Parliament resuming next week, the AMA is calling on the Government to renew its focus on addressing the many ways that the misuse of alcohol is causing …

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has welcomed the release of the discussion paper ‘Better outcomes for people with chronic and complex health conditions through primary health care.’ Releasing the discussion …

Most Australians would like to see pharmacists have a greater role in patient care in the community, a survey by the Consumers Health Forum has found. In a finding that …

The RACGP has created a new guide for GPs on prescribing benzodiazepines, focusing on patient-centred care, accountable prescribing and harm reduction – and called for a real-time prescription drug database. …

British GPs have hit out at England’s national pharmacy flu vaccination service, which they say will confuse patients and make more work for GPs. The UK’s Pharmaceutical Services Negotiation Committee …

PSA has made a clarification on the collaborative model for pharmacists to be integrated into GP clinics, following AMA president Association Professor Brian Owler’s comments at the Press Club yesterday. …