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More than half of UK pharmacists may have been discouraged by general practitioners from offering pharmacy services such as flu vaccination, reports the UK’s Chemist+Druggist magazine. The magazine conducted an …

The AMA is proposing to make non-dispensing pharmacists a key part of the future general practice health care team, in a bid to help GPs even better care for their …

AMA president Associate Professor Brian Owler has criticised an increase in funding and a greater pharmacist role which are set to be part of the Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement. Writing …

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 …