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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 …

Melbourne GP Dr John Piesse has been officially suspended while enquiries into his practice continue, says AHPRA Two weeks ago, Dr Piesse was reported to have agreed to an undertaking …

It’s been a high-stakes week in pharmacy, with the lid lifted on pharmacist stress As pharmacies in the US battle to help people affected by Hurricane Harvey, it appears that …

The RACGP has used International Overdose Awareness Day to tell pharmacy to support the codeine upschedule August 31 is Overdose Awareness Day, held worldwide to raise awareness of overdose, reduce …

The PSA and Guild have expressed disappointment after an RACGP spokesperson said OTC codeine is “out of control” Royal Australian College of General Practitioners president Bastian Seidel said in a …

This week, all eyes have been on the King Review interim report, as stakeholders released their formal responses Most stakeholders, it’s fair to say, weren’t thrilled with the Interim Report …

The RACGP has slammed pharmacy professional services and complained that doctors saw no cash back from the risk share solution The group is urging the King Review panel to break …

Outspoken pharmacy critic Dr Edwin Kruys has taken aim at the Guild over its proposed model for codeine Yesterday in Forefront, the Pharmacy Guild outlined its proposed “Prescription – except …

Jarrod McMaugh shares his concerns about Sonic’s withdrawal from Sigma’s in-pharmacy pathology screening program The news is extremely disappointing, and I feel it amounts to suppression of competition within the …

The AMA has cheered the decision by Sonic Healthcare to withdraw from pharmacy-based screening programs The “Super Sonic decision” is in the best interest of patients, AMA president Dr Michael …