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More than 28,000 Australian GPs will this week receive a letter from NPS MedicineWise showing their recent oral antibiotic prescribing patterns, providing them an important opportunity to reflect on their …

The PSA has called for the Medical Benefits Scheme to be expanded to allow pharmacists to help improve consumer health outcomes and quality use of medicines. In the PSA submission …

A survey on the issues which most concern GPs has shown that pharmacists and the allied health scope of practice aren’t the key issue for most, but remain an issue …

AMA President, Professor Brian Owler, said today that the sickest and most disadvantaged Australians will be hit hardest by changes to Medicare Safety Net arrangements, which were introduced to Parliament …

The PSA’s proposed model to integrate pharmacists into GP practices has received such great support that today the PSA has announced the launch of a new service: GP-Pharmacist Connect, to …

The PSA has stressed that its model for pharmacists to be integrated into GP clinics incorporates roles that are within the pharmacist’s current scope of practice. Acting national president of …

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 …