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GP shortages are leaving Aussies frustrated, says Guild in push for more vaccines, common ailments and prescribing, but AMA says pharmacists are trying to play doctor After having to defend …

The Department of Health is considering restrictions on doctor prescribing of antibiotic repeats The Federal health department has undertaken a review of listings for the top five antibiotics prescribed with …

A doctor who improperly supplied cephalexin to two different girlfriends to treat their UTIs, and engaged in sexual activity during hospital shifts, has had his bid for reinstatement denied A …

The AJP Podcast is here! Listen to the first two episodes. Here’s what it’s all about Welcome to our podcast by pharmacists, for pharmacists, brought to you by the AJP. …

The new Appendix M category added to the Standard for Uniform Scheduling of Medicines and Poisons from February 2019 offers optimism that additional medicines might be considered for down‑scheduling from …

Questions are increasingly being asked about the likelihood of pharmacists having limited powers to prescribe, and Guild leaders endorse the possibility The issue of pharmacist’s being able to prescribe medicines …

Guild’s push to scrap $1 co-pay discount led Health Minister to a unilateral call for the PSA’s place at the agreement table, says George Tambassis, as he also talks up …

Study shows state expansion of hormonal contraception prescribing authority to pharmacists helps women obtain better access and prevent unintended pregnancy US researchers have looked at the impact of expanding pharmacist …

The number of special access approvals has shot up by hundreds over the past few months The TGA has released its latest data on the use of unapproved medicinal cannabis …

A leading pharmacist and a lawyer go head-to-head in the debate over pharmacist prescribing “Pharmacist prescribing should be implemented in Australia, without delay,” argues PSA vice president Shane Jackson in …

Transparency reporting by the pharmaceutical industry is in decline, warn Australian researchers who are calling for mandatory disclosure And increased prescribing of unnecessary and costly medicines is one significant potential …

Can pharmacists transform prescribing through protocol change and prescriber education? A US study has looked at the role pharmacists can play in impacting prescribing habits for patients discharged from hospital …