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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 …

Following GP backlash to Amcal pathology screenings, the Royal College of Pathologists has clarified its position In a formal statement, the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (RCPA) has stated …

A new pilot program that will enable pharmacists to monitor chronic conditions and manage medications has drawn criticism from GP quarters Edit: This story has been edited to remove out-of-date …

Rescheduling of over-the-counter codeine products will save lives, the RACGP says In welcoming the TGA’s decision RACGP President Dr Bastian Seidel said the RACGP had long supported the up-scheduling of …