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The Pharmacy Board is set to host a national forum on pharmacist prescribing in Melbourne next month “The forum will bring stakeholders together to explore pharmacist prescribing as a means …

PSA president says prescribing rights for pharmacists are imminent and it is a “travesty” they don’t have them yet Pharmacists may soon be extended prescribing rights if all goes to …

Why can’t pharmacists directly access the PBS for their patients? wonders Angelo Pricolo Many times we have heard various people, organisations or even other governments talk about the Australian Pharmaceutical …

The Pharmacy Practitioner Development Committee says it has made progress on pharmacist prescribing and competency standards implementation tools Competency standards implementation tools: The PPDC member organisations are in the process …

A recent Australian trial found pharmacist involvement in medication charting lowered inaccuracies from 41.1% to just 1.4%. AJP spoke with the lead researcher to find out more… During the one-month …

A clinical expert panel of doctors in a small Australian study has found accredited pharmacist prescribers may help to optimise management of hypertension In a survey of 30 accredited pharmacists …

Surprise audits in New Zealand; pharmacist prescribing push in the UK; pharmacy assistant jailed for supplying drugs in England; opioid abuse campaign in Utah Auckland, New Zealand: Pharmacists in Auckland …

Pharmacist prescribing may present concerns to the average GP, but evidence shows it may improve access to healthcare for patients. How could such a model work in everyone’s favour? This …

Pharmacy Practitioner Development Committee updates on revised competency standards, advanced practice pharmacists and pharmacist prescribing As of the PPDC meeting late last year, all PPDC member organisations have now endorsed …

We take a look back at the last week in pharmacy As we head towards Christmas and the end of 2016, life goes on in the pharmacy industry. And life’s …

A new Cochrane review has found pharmacist prescribers are comparable to medical prescribers for chronic disease outcomes The review, led by the researchers from Monash University’s Faculty of Pharmacy and …

The PSA has stressed that its model for pharmacists to be integrated into GP clinics incorporates roles that are within the pharmacist’s current scope of practice. Acting national president of …