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Doctors are urging patients to have their flu vaccines earlier than usual this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners said on Tuesday that …

The RACGP has attacked the Pharmacy Guild over the Queensland UTI pharmacist prescribing trial Earlier this week, Queensland University of Technology announced that its pharmacy Professor Lisa Nissen would lead …

Doctors have criticised Queensland’s move towards downscheduling the Pill and UTI medicines as “a cynical attempt to buy the female vote” Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Health Minister Steven Miles …

Even without COVID-19, there’s already strain on access to health care, with nearly a quarter of Australians unable to see a GP when they feel they need to A new …

Coronavirus patients are likely to present to pharmacies as well as GPs, says one stakeholder, after a state Health Minister slammed doctors for “refusing” to help patients The Doctors Reform …

A wish to ease his patients’ distress was a key factor in a doctor’s overprescribing, a Tribunal has heard In November 2017, the Medical Board of Australia referred Dr Christopher …

A call from a pharmacist should have alerted a GP that he was in breach of a “critical compliance condition” imposed on his registration, a Tribunal has heard At a …

The Federal Government needs to lift its game when it comes to planning for pandemics, say stakeholders, and pharmacy must be involved The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners is …

GPs and pharmacists work best together when they understand and value one another’s expertise, a new study shows The research, published in the British Journal of General Practice by researchers …

Pharmacy is a “touch point” which could be used to help social prescribing for people who feel isolated – but such assistance often remains unfunded A new report from the …

It’s been a busy and varied week in pharmacy, with opportunities to think about new ways to address existing issues, plus movement on opioids and concern about price gouging We …

Doubt over proposal to fast-track pharmacists as doctors; pharmacist loses licence permanently after allegedly ignoring “red flags;” Walgreens settles civil suit over fake pharmacist UK: Pharmacists could be offered “fast-track” …