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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 …

Guild leaders highlight doctor article, saying it confirms what they’ve been saying about ‘five-minute medicine’ A Sydney general practitioner has written an article for The Australian pointing out the difficulties …

RACGP and CHF have called on the Federal government to rethink its 60-day dispense decision, but the Guild tells doctors to stop ‘meddling in pharmacy matters’ The Royal Australian College …

The RACGP has “called out” the Guild over script lengths, and again attacked pharmacists over the timing of flu vaccinations Last week, the Government decided it would not go ahead …

RACGP national president Dr Harry Nespolon has again made a jibe about perfume and pharmacy, after the Guild encouraged Australians to be vaccinated against the flu On Thursday, the Pharmacy …

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 …