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Leading doctors have attacked pharmacists over the Guild’s bid to make better use of pharmacists Writing in the Sunday Herald Sun, News Corp reporter Mandy Squires wrote that Australians are …

AMA president Dr Tony Bartone has again called for bigger medicines pack sizes, in commenting on a move to combat antibiotic resistance The PBAC has proposed that repeats of common …

Doctors and nurses join forces in call for investment into aged care services, but pharmacists need to be added to the conversation The Australian Medical Association (AMA), jointly with the …

A doctor has received disciplinary action for practising without appropriate professional indemnity insurance, in a case which one stakeholder said highlights an issue relevant to all health practitioners The Medical …

A systematic review has found medication reviews identified up to four problems per patient, with generally high acceptance of pharmacist recommendations Collaborative medication reviews are successful at identifying and resolving medication-related problems, …

The Health Minister and Shadow Minister gave us their thoughts on pharmacy’s immediate future this week, as doctor attacks continue The Tasmanian Health Minister, Sarah Courtney, announced the island state …

The new Queensland pharmacist prescribing trial is seen by many as a way to move Australian pharmacists away from winning the global “wooden spoon” for scope of practice. Megan Haggan …

This week saw more of “pharmacy bashing season,” as Chemist Warehouse and doctors criticised the existing regulations Chemist Warehouse chief operating officer Mario Tascone told the mainstream media that if …

A law professor and privacy expert has warned that a “handful” of players could dominate the pharmacy market if the current regulations are scrapped The AMA recently created a working …

Online pharmacies are no replacement for face-to-face pharmacist interaction, UK study finds General practice staff, including GPs, in the UK have responded to a survey to explore their views of …

A Pharmacy Guild spokesperson has told AMA president Dr Tony Bartone to “stop digging” over his old flu vaccine remarks The spokesperson rejected fresh claims that pharmacists were administering the …

PSA goes to bat for Guild stance on pharmacy regulation as RACGP president argues longer scripts and machine dispensing would ‘improve compliance’ Location rules and pharmacy ownership regulations are good …