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In ongoing discussions with doctors’ groups, the Health Minister has hinted at unfreezing the rebate in the May budget The Medicare rebate freeze has been in place since 2013 and …

Pharmacy is confronted by a spate of vital government reviews, says PSA national president Joe Demarte  Last month, while PSA was preparing its response to the Review of Pharmacy Remuneration …

AMA president Michael Gannon has declared himself to be in “furious agreement” with Guild president George Tambassis regarding GP-pharmacist collaboration and even some medical certificates. In a joint interview with …

AJP takes a look back at this week’s best reader comments Several readers responded to our report that the TGA has advised of a shortage of metformin extended release tablets: …

AJP takes a look at the last week’s best reader comments AJP readers responded with interest to Manya Angley’s opinion piece this week, looking at whether it was time for …

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 …

The consumer advocacy group is calling for a sweeping range of changes across healthcare policy In its election manifesto released on Tuesday 7 June, the Consumers Health Forum (CHF) has …

Labor best to look after health system, AMA says as doctors fear massive fee rise The ALP has won the support of the AMA for its promises to remove the …

The way doctors are paid must be changed to ensure consumers and the community get the best value out of Medicare, the Consumers Health Forum (CHF) says. The lobby group today released …