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Scope of practice was the key issue in pharmacy this week, with a new policy paper from the Guild and anger from doctors The Pharmacy Guild launched a new policy …

It’s been a busy week in community pharmacy, with renewed conflict with GPs and more calls for real time monitoring and a national vaccination approach GPs continue to oppose pharmacy …

The Pharmacy Guild has spoken out saying it has been misrepresented in the mainstream media, following recent reports on the location rules and medicines pricing The Pharmacy Guild has commented …

Western Australian pharmacists are not presenting patients with inappropriate charges regarding the flu vaccine, says a Guild spokesperson An article which appeared in The West Australian on Wednesday criticised pharmacies …

What are six common mistakes pharmacies are making with their social media? Sarah Rendell from Peak Strategies identifies them In Australia according to Sensis almost eight in ten people now …

A writer for a popular website has taken aim at a pharmacy assistant over her customer service Mother-of-two and Mamamia writer Shona Hendley wrote that while buying a pregnancy test …

Representatives of the AMA have again attacked pharmacy over sick notes, after a Herald Sun reporter obtained one in less than two minutes Doctors and the mainstream media have waded …

Doctors have slammed the Chronic Pain MedsChecks trial, following a doctors’ magazine report on anaesthetists’ concerns As reported in AJP last month, Dr Meredith Craigie, Dean of the Faculty of …

AHPRA plans to run a pilot audit to check health practitioner compliance with advertising requirements in early 2019 Random audits of advertising compliance will advance a risk-based approach to enforcing …

A Kiwi journalist has reviewed Chemist Warehouse, which is still a new entrant to the New Zealand market – and described it as “pure hell” But Alex Casey also writes …

Karalyn Huxhagen rounds up some of the best educational (and entertaining) podcasts for pharmacists As the furious race to the 30.9.18 happened and we all scrambled to ensure our CPD …

The PSA and the Pharmacy Guild have released the updated Absence from Work Certificates Guidelines for Pharmacists Originally developed by PSA and the Guild in 2008 and revised in 2011, …