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Voted by readers of AJP as the ninth leading Agenda Setter in pharmacy, Rhonda Clifford is passionate about the profession’s future A highly-respected pharmacy academic, Rhonda says she is “committed …

Doctor publication takes aim at pharmacists and the recent push for prescribing rights during the Qld inquiry The Medical Republic publisher Jeremy Knibbs, a veteran of the medical publishing industry in Australia, …

A GP has written about collaboration with pharmacists, but also refers to the “ceaseless ambition of some pharmacist groups” for prescribing rights and service provision Dr Richard Kidd, Chair of the …

Lowering the default amount of opioid pills in EMRs may reduce prescribing in midst of an opioid crisis, new study finds A new study published in JAMA Surgery has found …

Study reveals disproportionately high rates of oxycodone prescribing in a rural area  New Australian research has revealed concerning levels of oxycodone in western Victoria, with experts calling for investigation on …

Smaller oxycodone pack sizes and an enhanced role for pharmacists are part of a model being suggested by Melbourne researchers Dr Megan Allen and colleagues from the Royal Melbourne Hospital …

A former doctor and pharmacist has been disqualified from practising medicine for three years after he prescribed drugs including Valium and Duromine for his partner, a male sex worker The …

Pharmacists are calling for restrictions on RMMRs to be lifted after study results reveal “concerning” levels of psychotropic overuse in aged care settings A new study published in the Australian …

An Australian trial has found hospital pharmacists providing guidance to junior doctors led to significantly reduced prescribing errors Researchers from the Royal Melbourne Hospital and University of Melbourne Medical School …

Children should not just be considered “small adults” when it comes to prescribing medications, say Australian researchers A new British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology article by researchers from the University …

According to this QLD study, they’re doing quite well at delaying ‘wait and see’ prescriptions – but improvements can be made A number of strategies have been trialled in primary …

Prescribers no longer need to handwrite scripts in NSW aged care facilities, with Webstercare order sheets approved by Ministry of Health Changes to prescribing and dispensing of medications in NSW …