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Government says “no” to funding pharmacist prescribing of Covid-19 antiviral medications  Labor will not implement a recommendation from the House Standing Committee on Health, Aged Care and Sport, to allow pharmacists …

A state government adds skin conditions to pharmacists’ scope as part of prescribing trial  Pharmacists will soon be able to treat shingles and mild plaque psoriasis, under Victoria’s Community Pharmacist …

It’s 1894, and the Australasian Journal of Pharmacy looks from the colonies to England to consider a vexed issue: prescribing chemists Between a discussion of “botanic practitioners” and their concerns …

Australia’s major pharmacy organisations are being urged “to take assertive steps” to implement pharmacist prescribing courses, a pharmacist says  Peak bodies including the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA), the Society …

How a US pharmacy’s compounding of generic Ozempic, Mounjaro led to its closure; promethazine sold to drug dealers; English pharmacies air woes on TV Nashville, Tennessee: The Washington Post has …

The Pharmacy Board of Australia has reconfirmed it has no regulatory barriers in place for pharmacists to participate in public health initiatives approved by states and territories The Board has …

AMA attacks community pharmacy as the “worst place” for pharmacist prescribing The Australian Medical Association has published its submission to the Department of Health and Aged Care’s Unleashing the Potential …

Criticism of pharmacists’ capabilities by medical lobby groups show a lack of understanding of the profession, politician says  Claims by medical groups that pharmacists lack the skills required to provide …

RAGCP reiterates opposition to the introduction of autonomous prescribing in community pharmacy in submission to the Australian Pharmacy Council  Enabling community pharmacists to independently prescribe would create “perverse risks of …

Prescribing, modernising eHealth, protecting supply chains and regulating artificial intelligence key concerns of pharmacy sector The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA) has released the third edition of its …

Surge in hospital presentations for urinary tract infections (UTIs) prompts call for Queensland to scrap its pharmacist-initiated treatment program  Data showing a significant increase in the number of patients presenting …

South Australian health minister, Chris Picton, is being urged to implement a pharmacist-initiated urinary tract infection (UTI) treatment program “as soon as practicable”  Recommendations from the South Australian Parliament’s Select …