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Pharmacy Guild highlights rural service gaps and doctor shortages to bolster argument for prescribing rights, more funding and recognition Community pharmacies are struggling with workforce shortages and workforce distribution inequities, …

Pharmacy Guild sees proceedings against Ramsay Health Care dismissed as court rules it cannot determine whether there has been criminal conduct in a civil suit Proceedings brought by the Pharmacy …

Consumer group calls for widened pharmacist role in healthcare and more funding including Medicare items for pharmacy, and criticises turf war There should be a bigger role for pharmacists in …

We review the results of our poll, which received over 800 votes Over the past three weeks, AJP ran a poll asking readers which organisations they think should be able …

RACGP head calls for six-month dispensing, cuts to dispensing fees in discussion about scope of practice Doctor and pharmacist group heads have debated pharmacist scope of practice, dispensing and complementary …

Not a zero-sum game: pharmacists should be able to perform medication management activities – whether they come from community pharmacy or elsewhere, says PSA This week AJP covered the topic of integrating …

Can non-dispensing pharmacists play a crucial role such as prescribing and advising GPs… or should this role be filled by community pharmacists instead Pharmacist researcher Dr Janet Sluggett, an NHMRC …

As 7CPA talks begin, we ask AJP readers who they think should be a party to the proceedings The Department of Health confirms it has begun consultation for the Seventh …

Government talks with the Guild and PSA have begun, while Chemist Warehouse, Ramsay and doctor’s groups have been invited to a roundtable meeting this month Initial consultation for the Seventh …

Pharmacists are saying it’s not possible to multitask professional services alongside dispensing and counselling, according to researcher Preliminary research shows providing professional services is a different role altogether to the …

The Pharmacy Guild has conceded that there will be disagreements ahead, highlighting the “flawed” $1 discount policy With Greg Hunt to retain the Health portfolio as pharmacy enters 7CPA negotiations, …

It was also ‘perplexed’ about the Health Minister’s decision to announce dual listing of medicines without consultation There has been a concerning lack of consultation regarding significant decisions that have …