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Dr Karen Price said she plans to reassert the role of general practice and adopt a ‘GPs first’ approach, while Chris Freeman says a collaborative approach is needed ‘now more …

The RACGP is once again urging Australians not to seek out or use hydroxychloroquine to “cure” or “prevent” the COVID-19 virus The warning from the Royal Australian College of General …

Temporary arrangements now allow GPs to send digital copies of scripts directly to a patient’s pharmacy of choice, but does this impose an onerous workload and financial burden on community …

The RACGP has attacked the Pharmacy Guild over the Queensland UTI pharmacist prescribing trial Earlier this week, Queensland University of Technology announced that its pharmacy Professor Lisa Nissen would lead …

As GPs and hospitals come under increasing pressure from COVID-19, it “just makes sense” for pharmacists to do more, says Guild… but RACGP labels it a “cynical ploy” Pharmacists should …

How many general practices employ pharmacists, and how many pharmacies are co-located with general practices across the country? GPs work predominantly in group practices and many also work alongside other …

PSA goes to bat for Guild stance on pharmacy regulation as RACGP president argues longer scripts and machine dispensing would ‘improve compliance’ Location rules and pharmacy ownership regulations are good …

Leading government health agency and SHPA add voices to GP groups in opposing antibiotic downscheduling, citing fears about antimicrobial resistance The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Heath Care …

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 …

A leading doctor claims that trust in pharmacists is eroding – thanks to their sales of complementary medicines Pharmacy stakeholders have hit back at comments from Dr Harry Nespolon, president …

Modified release paracetamol upscheduled to S3, but GP groups express concern about the move Modified release paracetamol are set to be re-scheduled as S3 (Pharmacist Only) products according to the …

Pharmacist prescribing is “more likely about supporting their business model,” a leading GP says The RACGP has again hit out at the concept of pharmacist prescribing, describing it as working …