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Medicare is in “the worst shape it’s been in” since Emma McBride registered as a pharmacist, the Assistant Minister says Assistant Minister for Mental Health and Suicide Prevention and the …

The AMA has spoken out on the TGA’s recommendations on restricting paracetamol, saying pharmacists can help patients navigate pain management The Australian Medical Association’s submission on paracetamol scheduling supports limiting …

An outspoken doctor has lashed out at pharmacy prescribing, saying pharmacists don’t have the skills to make it useful Dr Evan Ackermann, a Gold Coast GP and former chair of …

Results from a survey of the Consumers Health Forum’s Australia’s Health Panel, show almost 75% of patients support some form of pharmacist prescribing  Speaking during a webinar focused on pharmacist …

Doctors are speaking out against the NSW pharmacy prescribing trials, with the AMA saying the Premier has sidelined the TGA The Australian Medical Association’s NSW branch has slammed this week’s …

A teal MP has backed doctors’ call for extended script lengths, as more doctors say fewer pharmacy visits would help patients Independent member for Kooyong Monique Ryan has told the …

The idea of double dispensing has been raised again, with one group calling on the Health Minister to extend scripts to two months The Australian Medical Association has said in …

The debate about scope of practice continued this week, plus decisions on Covid boosters and several medications Scope of practice is still top of mind, with Pharmacy Guild of Australia …

The dispensing of a lot of fake scripts could have been avoided, if one doctor had acted on a pharmacist’s concerns A Tribunal has heard how a patient walked off …

A doctor’s practice has been called “lazy” and “sloppy” after he treated himself and a close family member for a decade The Medical Board of Australia has issued a statement …

“The time is now” to deregulate pharmacy, say GPs, spruiking supermarket pharmacy, online pharmacy, and reforms to the ownership and location rules – as well as research into automated dispensing …

A leading pharmacist says if GPs are exempt from payroll tax, community pharmacy should be exempt too “No one likes payroll tax, but it’s a well-known cost of running a …