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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 …

The RACGP has called for an end to what it calls “the highly bureaucratic, time-consuming and expensive process for prescribing medicinal cannabis products” RACGP President Dr Bastian Seidel says a …

Channel Seven’s Sunrise team have come under fire for sensationalising cancer and promoting medical checks which may not be necessary Sunrise marketed the “Special event” segments as “the difference between …

The Pharmacy Guild’s advocacy has shone a light on the extent of codeine misuse, says AMA chief Doctor groups today welcomed the upschedule of low-dose codeine, with AMA president Dr …

Doctors at GP conference call for move away from “ineffective and unsafe” opioids to more active forms of pain treatment As the RACGP conference kicks off this week, a pre-conference …

A high-profile GP has accused the Guild of being a “disruptive factor in healthcare” over the codeine debate RACGP Queensland chair Dr Edwin Kruys has written on his Doctor’s Bag …