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Disadvantaged people may defer filling scripts if the Coalition is returned to Government following this weekend’s election and it implements a proposed copayment increase, AMA president Dr Michael Gannon says. …

A pilot program aimed at stemming antibiotic resistance has successfully reduced prescribing rates among participating doctors. The University of Queensland-led study involved more than 100 general practitioners from almost 30 …

Should there be MBS funding for professional pharmacist services? asks Manya Angley An estimated 2% to 3% of Australian hospital admissions are medication related, representing 230,000 medication related hospital admissions …

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has congratulated Dr John D’Arcy O’Donnell on his Order of Australia award. Dr John D’Arcy has a long and productive association with the Pharmacy Guild …

A look at this week’s pharmacy news from around the world Levittown, Pennsylvania: A pharmacy owner who shot and killed a man who attempted to rob the store has been …

An expert is calling for all GPs to develop practice policies that clearly state their approach to prescribing drugs of dependence. “All general practices should have a practice policy on …

Doctors and pharmacists in Malaysia are at odds over a new Pharmacy Bill, with pharmacists concerned that the Bill’s measures will not benefit the public. A key concern for pharmacists …

Greens leader Richard di Natale has used his address to the Australian Medical Association’s conference in Canberra today to outline the Greens’ health policies leading into the July election. “Health …

A Tasmanian initiative to provide a Quick Reference Guide to antibiotic prescribing in the community has been embraced by GPs and is set to improve prescribing, delegates at the National …

The Irish Pharmacy Union is concerned by a proposal to have GPs dispense medicines directly to patients, which it says is not in the interest of patients or their safety. …

Lists for GPs of specialised pharmacies could set some worrying precedents, writes Jarrod McMaugh The relationship between a patient, their doctor, and their pharmacist is a complex system made up …

There is a “significant amount” of misinformation about the use of topical corticosteroids in paediatric eczema, Associate Professor Saxon Smith has told the The Australasian College of Dermatologists’ (ACD) Annual …