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The AMA’s fears that extending the scope of pharmacy professional services would result in ‘fragmentation of patient care’ is unfounded, says PSA national president Grant Kardachi – and airing their …

Sanofi is calling on the Federal Government to join with them to co-fund a GP diabetes education program aimed at reducing the condition’s growing financial burden on the Australian healthcare …

The allocation of $1.26bn over five years in the 6CPA for professional services announced in the recent letter of intent has been welcomed by pharmacy as win for consumers but …

AMA Vice President, Dr Stephen Parnis, today questioned the Government’s decision to dramatically increase funding to the pharmacy sector under the Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement, while doctors and patients are …

General practice has fared reasonably well in the 2015 Budget, and the RACGP says it supports programs that improve patient care and access, including changes to after-hours care. RACGP President …

The RACGP has released its top five tests, treatments and procedures that should be questioned by GPs and their patients, as part of the launch of Choosing Wisely Australia. Created …

A new three-year contract launched in Adelaide today will see the Drug and Therapeutics Information Service based at the Repatriation General Hospital continue to deliver NPS MedicineWise educational visiting programs …

A call by doctor groups to “take a stand” against pharmacist vaccination is puzzling, says Tim Logan, Queensland Branch President of the Pharmacy Guild and leader of the Queensland Pharmacist …

A group of primary care organisations have banded together to discourage pharmacy vaccination. The group, comprising the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP), the Australian Medical Association (AMA), the …

Complementary Medicines Australia has applauded the announcement by the Minister for Health, Sussan Ley, of a new collaborative governance arrangement for future GP training. It has highlighted the importance of …

The health and safety of patients must come before the interests of retail pharmacists who want to expand into care they say is best done by qualified GPs, the Royal …

Allied health practitioners such as pharmacy need to be given more support to step up and fill gaps in health care, says Terry White – because an expansion in their …