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The Australian Medical Association has passed an urgency motion that the organisation should call for the Queensland pharmacy prescribing trial to be stopped immediately At the AMA’s Annual General Meeting, …

The president of the AMA in Queensland has written to the state health minister urging him to reconsider the pharmacy contraceptive pill and UTI trial In April, the Queensland Government …

It’s been a busy week in community pharmacy… This week, we brought you the results of the 2018 UTS Pharmacy Barometer: we saw growth in community pharmacist wages; we found …

The Pharmacy Board received more than 30 submissions regarding pharmacist prescribing, and says it’s now reviewing the feedback On 4 March 2019, the Board released a discussion paper, looking for …

Doctors continue to oppose Queensland’s trial of pharmacist provision of UTI treatment, with one GP warning of “landmines” Following the Queensland Government’s announcement last month that pharmacists would be able …

As the May 18 Federal election draws ever closer, politics—and politicians—were making headlines in pharmacy this week Health Minister Greg Hunt and Shadow Health spokesperson Catherine King pitched their health …

The AMA says pharmacists working in retail pharmacies should never prescribe Two weeks after the Queensland Government announced that it would run a statewide trial of these services – following …

The NSW Opposition and PSA have called on the recently re-elected Berejiklian Government to trial limited pharmacist prescribing in the state… but the Health Minister has rejected the proposal Earlier …

A new report by the Grattan Institute calls on the government to roll back location rules – but also to give pharmacists a bigger role in healthcare Public policy think …

Collaborative prescribing sees hospital pharmacists achieve a 90% error-free rate on medication orders compared with 26% for medical officers Pharmacists in the emergency department and admissions unit setting have been …

Autonomous prescribing is the only feasible option out of three mooted plans for pharmacist prescribing, according to the Pharmacy Guild The Pharmacy Guild has responded to the Pharmacy Board’s consultation …

Doctor groups have responded with outrage to the announcement that Queensland will trial limited pharmacist prescribing Following the recent inquiry into the pharmacy sector in Queensland, the state government has …