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It’s been a week of doctors versus pharmacists, with GPs taking to the media to accuse pharmacy of bullying, profit-seeking and administering old vaccines There was a flurry of attacks …

AMA president Dr Tony Bartone says that any over-65s flu vaccine used before mid-April this year was not the “most up-to-date, recommended vaccine” for the 2019 flu season The Pharmaceutical …

A leading pharmacist has hit back at AMA vice president Dr Chris Zappala’s claims that GP-owned pharmacies would be more convenient for patients Following the Australian Medical Association’s announcement that …

The AMA’s national president has accused the pharmacy sector of bullying the Health Minister and selling old vaccines In an often-fiery debate about scope of practice and the Community Pharmacy …

Greg Hunt has again said no to non-pharmacist ownership, but a leading doctor has condemned “protectionism” in the sector This week, the AMA announced that it had created a working …

The AMA is calling for a move away from community pharmacy as the vehicle for dispensing medicines in rural and regional areas Along with incorporating pharmacy services into general practice …

The leaders of Australia’s peak general practice organisations have united to lobby governments not to accept Pharmacy Guild policy The doctors said in a statement that the Guild is attempting …

Only two in three Australians trying to access a GP for urgent medical care are seen that day, a leading GP writes in criticising the Queensland pharmacy trial Dr Richard …

An AMA state councillor has attacked what it calls the “open secret” of complex pharmacy ownership structures, as well as discount chains and alternative therapies Writing on the AMA WA’s …

Sigma Healthcare and its branded pharmacies have launched a partnership with Doctors on Demand called InClinic, which it says is Australia’s first Telehealth service in pharmacies InClinic provides patients with …

Around 800 workforce visas for doctors to work in primary care are set to be removed—and the Guild says pharmacists can help manage the extra burden Reforms which will see …

The AMA needs to “calm down and stop jumping at shadows,” says the Guild, as the AMA Council discusses the Guild’s policy paper The AMA’s Federal Council has discussed the …