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pharmacist prescribing


There’s no evidence that the growth of discounters like Chemist Warehouse is hurting consumers, says the Grattan Institute In its submission to the Queensland Parliamentary Inquiry into the pharmacy sector, …

The RACGP doesn’t support a Pharmacy Council in Queensland and says the ownership rules are “out-dated” In its submission to Queensland’s Parliamentary Inquiry into the pharmacy sector, the doctor group …

The AMA Queensland has waded into the pharmacist prescribing debate, with its president warning that patients could die AMA Queensland State President Dr Dilip Dhupelia has told pharmacists to go …

A GP and regular pharmacy critic has claimed there would be “regulatory incompetence on a grand scale” were pharmacist prescribing permitted Dr Evan Ackermann, a Queensland GP and chair of …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Intentional Weight Loss for Overweight and Obese Knee Osteoarthritis Patients: Is More Better? In the Intensive diet and Exercise for Adults …

Queensland is “out of step” with other jurisdictions, the Pharmacy Guild says in its submission to the state’s inquiry into the sector And Courier-Mail editor Sam Weir says that wider …

A frequent critic of the pharmacy sector has spoken out to urge GPs and pharmacists to work together In his Doctor’s Bag blog, immediate past RACGP Vice President and RACGP …

Steps towards pharmacist prescribing could be taken soon, including examining how stakeholders could get involved with its progress The Pharmacy Board held a forum last week to consider the need …

Pharmacists can provide effective and fast treatment – including prescribing – for patients with uncomplicated urinary tract infections, new data shows The first comprehensive evaluation of community pharmacist assessment and …

It’s been a busy week in pharmacy, with change on the horizon and potential changes suggested from several quarters We heard that Queensland will look into a range of issues …

Pharmacist prescribing would put vulnerable patients at risk and won’t take pressure off GPs and hospitals, the RACGP claims Following the announcement of a review into the pharmacy sector in …

A Queensland inquiry into the pharmacy sector will look at ownership laws, a wider scope of practice including pharmacist prescribing, and the establishment of a Pharmacy Council The Queensland branch …