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The Department of Health is considering restrictions on doctor prescribing of antibiotic repeats The Federal health department has undertaken a review of listings for the top five antibiotics prescribed with …

A GP and academic has penned a piece in The Conversation saying that pharmacist prescribing of the oral contraceptive pill risks women’s health for several reasons “In bypassing their GPs …

A leading doctor has criticised the findings of an Australian study which found a significant cost saving in downscheduling oral contraceptives to Pharmacist Only The study, conducted by researchers at …

The Australian Medical Association has passed an urgency motion that the organisation should call for the Queensland pharmacy prescribing trial to be stopped immediately At the AMA’s Annual General Meeting, …

A prominent GP has criticised what he believes is a political focus on pharmacy funding over patient safety The business of health has not always kept safety in the forefront …

The president of the AMA in Queensland has written to the state health minister urging him to reconsider the pharmacy contraceptive pill and UTI trial In April, the Queensland Government …

It’s been a busy week in community pharmacy… This week, we brought you the results of the 2018 UTS Pharmacy Barometer: we saw growth in community pharmacist wages; we found …

Another leading GP has slammed Queensland’s limited pharmacy prescribing trial, calling for a national approach In mid-April, the Queensland Government announced a statewide trial whereby pharmacists would be able to …

A GP’s registration has been suspended after she engaged in a sexual relationship with a patient, then kept communicating with him after he ended the affair She continued to communicate …

But one third of pharmacists still believe GPs think their primary job is just to supply medications, according to new report More pharmacists are reporting a positive working relationship with …

Doctors continue to oppose Queensland’s trial of pharmacist provision of UTI treatment, with one GP warning of “landmines” Following the Queensland Government’s announcement last month that pharmacists would be able …

The AMA says pharmacists working in retail pharmacies should never prescribe Two weeks after the Queensland Government announced that it would run a statewide trial of these services – following …