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While COVID-19 is still top of the headlines, therapeutic substitution, presenteeism and angry GPs also made the news this week There was another Australian first this week after last week’s …

The first medicine has been added to the TGA’s new Serious Medicine Shortage List for therapeutic substitution by pharmacists – but is the new process fit for purpose? The TGA …

The Morrison Government has appointed Australia’s first Deputy Chief Medical Officer for mental health, Dr Ruth Vine Associate Professor Vine is the former Chief Psychiatrist for Victoria. Federal Health Minister …

COVID-19 is still the major news story in the Australian pharmacy landscape, as its impact continues to be felt on mental and economic health The National Pharmaceutical Services Association told …

Thanks to pressures caused by COVID-19, up to half of pharmacy employees want to leave, while pharmacy owners are also fighting to survive A new survey by Professional Pharmacists Australia …

Doctors have warned the National Cabinet not to rush to lift COVID-19 restrictions for safety’s sake AMA President, Dr Tony Bartone, said today that the National Cabinet should plan for …

The Guild has welcomed comments by the Prime Minister that NRL players who don’t get a flu jab shouldn’t play Gold Coast NRL player Bryce Cartwright has stated that he …

Medicines adherence is one of five key areas of focus for a new Continuity of Care Collaboration – but pharmacy has been left out in the cold In what it …

Retail stakeholder groups including the Guild have created a protocol to help the sector navigate the easing of restrictions imposed to contain the COVID-19 pandemic The industry groups have united …

A new paper has called for standardisation of aspects of pharmacy practice in GP surgeries, as the model struggles to gain a foothold in Australia An Issues Brief, Integration of general …

COVID-19 once again dominated the headlines this week, though it was also a time to look back at past tragedies, recent and more distant Pharmacists are being urged to download …

A MedAdvisor spokesperson has refuted the Pharmacy Guild’s suggestion that the “token” system for e-Scripts would spark problems On Thursday the Pharmacy Guild warned that the planned fast-tracking of electronic …