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Minor Ailments Scheme


The UK’s health service introduced a pharmacist referral scheme in October to relieve pressure on GPs and emergency departments… could this work here in Australia? More than 100,000 patients have …

Pharmacist struck off after “crude” scheme in Ireland; hospital pharmacists strike in Malta; no national MAS for England Cork, Ireland: A pharmacist has had her registration cancelled by Ireland’s High …

Pilots in minor ailments and mental health, and 7-day hospital pharmacy services, are included in PSA and SHPA’s pre-budget submissions for 2018-19 The PSA and SHPA have this week released …

Leading pharmacy expert renews call for structured community pharmacy scheme for common minor ailments Pharmacies are very important for non-prescription medicines and self-care models, says Professor Charlie Benrimoj, Head of …

Pharmacists should be “fully remunerated” for delivery of their self care services, says FIP The International Pharmaceutical Federation’s Council has adopted a new statement of policy during its annual conference, …

Ohio sues opioid manufacturers, Albuquerque Walgreens in strife over misoprostol refusal, Canadian woman falls through pharmacy trapdoor Albuquerque, New Mexico: An Walgreens pharmacy has been accused of discrimination after an …

Surprise audits in New Zealand; pharmacist prescribing push in the UK; pharmacy assistant jailed for supplying drugs in England; opioid abuse campaign in Utah Auckland, New Zealand: Pharmacists in Auckland …

We take a look at pharmacy news from around the world Indiana, US: Juveniles who face charges of robbing a pharmacy would be tried as adults under a new Bill …

A Minor Ailments Scheme would fund and recognise the pharmacists’ existing role in the community, a Melbourne pharmacist has written in MJA Insight, rebutting a recent opinion piece stating an …

A Minor Ailments Scheme similar to that in the UK or Canada would be an evidence-based program aimed at improving the health of Australians, industry stakeholders say. On Monday prominent …

The proposed Minor Ailments Scheme based in pharmacy is just “a push by the pharmaceutical industry and pharmacy business to increase drug sales under the guise of health innovation,” according …