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September 1945: World War II is over, and restrictions on medicine sales, and pharmacy ownership were being lifted. Meanwhile, readers were unhappy with GPs’ script standards The recent cessation of …

E-scripts are making a huge impact on the sector, and while some pharmacies have reported teething problems, Tasmanian pharmacist Christine Timms says her experience has been generally positive  Being one …

Electronic prescriptions are here, but are you taking full advantage of this innovative technology, or are you still trying to do everything the ‘old way’? by Ben Wilkins  In conjunction …

COVID-19 has fast-tracked the introduction of e-prescribing, one of the National Health Digital Strategy priority areas. It’s vital for pharmacies to be ready for this, says Ben Wilkins The National …

Recent disasters highlighted why pharmacists should be able to dispense asthma preventers without a script, a Guild state president says Shortcomings in the treatment of patients with asthma were brutally …

Keep on top of all the developments around electronic prescriptions at APP2020 Is your pharmacy ready for the reality of electronic prescriptions? The Australian Government wants all community pharmacies to …

Which AJP story went viral during the last month? We reveal our 10 most clicked articles  It seems like everyone is interested in the recent World Pharmacists Day. Or at …

Two month scripts remain under “careful review” Minister tells media Extending prescription lengths for some medicines to two months remains “under careful review” by the Federal Government, Health Minister Greg …

PSA has a seat at the CPA table, but Guild still signs off on remuneration, Minister says as he confirms longer script lengths are under consideration   The PSA will be …

Are two month prescriptions back on the government’s agenda? Recommendations made by the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee (PBAC) that prescription lengths be doubled to two months for a range of medicines …

How does the situation on pharmacist prescribing in Australia compare with other English-speaking countries?  Australia continues to lag behind other English-speaking countries in the introduction of pharmacist prescribing models, potentially …

“I often work in holiday locations as a locum and am approached by customers who claim to be a doctor on holidays, usually working in a public hospital, and wanting …