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What do you think needs to happen in the medicines review space? The King Review panel has acknowledged that changes need to be made in this space, with several submissions …

Recent pharmacy program changes have been criticised over perceived lack of funding for HMRs – but is there potential for them to be funded through the MBS in the future? The provision …

Remunerated MedsChecks are set to double and payments for DAAs streamlined under an $825 million provision for pharmacy over the next three years The provision of $825 million is aimed …

“Me: Your profile says you are allergic to Codeine “Pt: Yes I am – I need Targin and Endone cos Codeine makes me itch “Me: why are you taking 75mg …

“Could a spokesperson from the Guild please explain the Guild’s role in payment of medication reviews.  So many people have been affected by rejection of payments.  If the Guild is …

Low wages, lack of jobs, lack of recognition, discounters … what concerns you the most? There are always pressures in pharmacy, whether financial, professional or personal. We’ve heard about concerns …

A new Canadian study has found that medication reviews conducted by pharmacists did not significantly modify prescription drug use But comparing this to the Australian model is like “comparing an …

Participants posed some tough questions about pharmacy pay and restrictions, but what did the panel have to say? Chair of the Review of Pharmacy Remuneration and Regulation, Professor Stephen King, …

The first publicly released King Review submissions include GP concerns over pharmacies as a “shonky operation” and frustrations over HMR restrictions and ownership The first five submissions that have been …

Rural and remote patients are able to access pharmacists for medication management and other clinical services using technology Technology is transforming healthcare “in a way that would have been unimaginable …

Home Medicine Reviews (HMRs) help the pharmacist to scope out the patient’s home and have that added personal touch, although some changes need to be made Home-based primary care has …

Should there be MBS funding for professional pharmacist services? asks Manya Angley An estimated 2% to 3% of Australian hospital admissions are medication related, representing 230,000 medication related hospital admissions …