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pharmacist prescribing


How does the situation on pharmacist prescribing in Australia compare with other English-speaking countries?  Australia continues to lag behind other English-speaking countries in the introduction of pharmacist prescribing models, potentially …

Queensland’s pharmacy trial would mean a conflict of interest similar to that found by the banking Royal Commission, says a leading doctor GPs continue to criticise moves towards pharmacist prescribing, …

The oral contraceptive pill should be available over-the-counter, writes a mainstream media journalist – and a Guild spokesperson hopes access could soon be easier Cassandra Morgan, who has recently moved …

Tensions are rising between doctors and pharmacists in Western Australia, with one GP calling the idea of pharmacist prescribing a “dog’s breakfast” Following last week’s release of Western Australia’s review …

A pharmacist intervention for patients at high risk of cardiovascular disease both improves patient outcomes and saves money, according to new research Pharmacist researchers from Canada have developed a model …

The start of July brought a pay rise, a cut to penalty rates and a collection of new PBS listings We took a look at what readers thought about the …

The National Party has made enabling pharmacists to prescribe trimethoprim for acute UTIs one of its official policies At the National Party’s 2019 conference in Inverell, NSW over the weekend, …

The Pharmacy Board has now published the individual submissions it received on pharmacist prescribing… revealing doctor and specialist opposition In its latest communique, the Board says that it encourages all …

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 …