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The tension between GPs and pharmacists has again been in the news, with pharmacist prescribing singled out The RACGP’s Dr Evan Ackermann caused a stir with this piece in Medical …

Comments about pharmacist prescribing from a prominent critic were “abhorrent,” says the Guild’s acting national president Writing in Medical Observer, Dr Evan Ackermann, a Queensland GP and chair of the …

NSW Guild president David Heffernan has blasted the RACGP for its “extraordinary” attack on community pharmacy this month RACGP Victoria chair Dr Cameron Loy told Fairfax Media that consumers should …

It was pharmacy hunting season this week, as GPs and writers took aim at the sector First, Fairfax media ran a piece criticising pharmacy health checks, quoting a prominent RACGP …

Sniping and insults from GP representatives will not stop advocacy for evidence-based role expansion of pharmacists to deliver more accessible healthcare, writes Anthony Tassone The decision by delegates at the recent …

Bulk-billing doctors are leaving rural areas and refusing longer appointments for complex patients, the RACGP says Dr Bastian Seidel, president of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, has told …

Pharmacy groups have expressed disappointment at an article which warned consumers of the “dangers” of in-pharmacy health checks On Monday morning Fairfax media carried an article which quoted Royal Australian …

The RACGP has added its voice to calls to block proposed legislation that would allow complementary medicines to make non-evidence-based claims The proposed legislation would permit “dangerous and misleading” claims …

It’s “like Groundhog Day” says one pharmacist, as a prominent doctor attacks pharmacy over professional services Over the weekend, the Daily Telegraph published an article titled, What’s up Doc? Try these …

PSA president Shane Jackson has welcomed the unanimous agreement by the health ministers to change mandatory reporting requirements At Friday’s COAG Health Council meeting, the state and territory health ministers …

The Turnbull Government’s proposal to allow easier access to medicinal cannabis products will improve Australian patients’ quality of life, says the RACGP RACGP President Dr Bastian Seidel said the proposed …

The RACGP has criticised flu vaccine providers who are encouraging patients to be vaccinated now The group’s president, Dr Bastian Seidel, says is concerned that “some influenza vaccine providers” are …