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Australia needs to adopt a robust and standardised pharmacovigilance system to improve adverse drug reaction reporting, researchers believe. A review of reporting, monitoring and handling of ADRs in Australia, published …

GPs have slammed the Guild as “out of control,” but Guild president Trent Twomey stands by recent “patient centred” comments The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners has lashed out …

A leading GP is speaking out in the media against pharmacist prescribing using what the Guild calls a “wildly incorrect” reading of Canadian data Dr Nicole Higgins, national president of …

Pharmacists have urged doctors to “put aside turf wars,” following claims UTI prescribing programs risk lives “When a patient with symptoms of a suspected UTI walks into a pharmacy they …

Australia is “way behind” when it comes to using pharmacists in patient care, says an outspoken Melbourne pharmacist responding to GP concerns Pardeep Singh, a Melbourne pharmacist who has repeatedly …

As many of Australia’s hospital pharmacists congregate in Brisbane, we looked at some of pharmacy’s stars… and continued to hear from angry doctors Congratulations to Tom Simpson, who was elected …

The AMA has launched a video attack on pharmacy prescribing trials, calling them “second-class policy solutions” State governments have a responsibility to answer questions about “why they are determined to …

One leading doctor writes that politicians won’t admit liability for any “train wreck” due to pharmacist prescribing… while another pens a piece fully supporting expanded pharmacist scope The debate over …

The GP shortage doesn’t justify extending the powers of pharmacists, says a leading doctor as the RACGP attacks Victoria’s announcement on scope of practice The Royal Australian College of General …

More states and territories are considering changes to pharmacists’ scope of practice, as doctors continue to react with fury Following the recent announcement (13 November 2022) that NSW would implement …

NSW Health Minister tells GPs to “just relax” and get used to the pharmacy pilots, while Queensland doctors claim disaster in that state The furore over pharmacist prescribing and working …

Doctors are up in arms about the “madness” of newly announced NSW pharmacy scope of practice and UTI trials, as the Premier says the state can’t wait for GPs to …