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This is the final article in a three-part series. It explores factors to consider when interpreting therapeutic drug monitoring results. The first article (published in the AJP, August 2019) discusses …

This article is the first of a three-part series about factors to consider when interpreting pathology results and how they relate to community pharmacists. The first article discusses point of …

The AMA has called for a lift on the freeze on medical rebates for pathology services… and taken a swipe at services available through pharmacy The AMA has issued a …

Pharmacists could be forgiven for having an identity crisis this week, after a slew of analogies were used to criticise the sector First, pharmacists’ scope of practice was compared to …

Jarrod McMaugh shares his concerns about Sonic’s withdrawal from Sigma’s in-pharmacy pathology screening program The news is extremely disappointing, and I feel it amounts to suppression of competition within the …

The AMA has cheered the decision by Sonic Healthcare to withdraw from pharmacy-based screening programs The “Super Sonic decision” is in the best interest of patients, AMA president Dr Michael …

Following backlash from the GP community, Sonic Healthcare and its subsidiary SmartHealth have withdrawn from Sigma’s in-pharmacy screening program  Sonic says that while the program was developed in line with …

Following GP backlash to Amcal pathology screenings, the Royal College of Pathologists has clarified its position In a formal statement, the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (RCPA) has stated …

Pharmacy pathology screening has been likened to “getting your car serviced at the lawn mower shop” by a leading GP Dr Edwin Kruys, Acting President of the Royal Australian College …

The Australian Medical Association has slammed pharmacy pathology testing, calling it “bordering on irresponsible” On Monday 26 June, Sigma’s Amcal Pharmacy network rolled out a pathology testing initiative, under a …

The Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia has backed the pathology health screenings rolled out through Sigma’s Amcal Pharmacy network this week Sigma Healthcare has partnered with SmartHealth to roll-out …

Amcal is set to offer pathology health screenings in a bid to capture ‘disengaged’ people at risk of health problems Sigma has announced that it will offer pathology health screenings …