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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conditions and manage medications has drawn criticism from GP quarters Edit: This story has been edited to remove out-of-date …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 …

A senior psychology researcher and a pharmacist explain why other professions may feel threatened and how to react Attempts by some professions to augment their services can evoke criticism from other …

Changes to legislation on medicinal cannabis have the potential to be mistaken by patients as official endorsement of its use, according to a position statement released this week by the …

Pharmacy Guild of Australia’s Victorian branch president, Anthony Tassone, responds to comments by Dr Evan Ackermann This is the second part of a two-part rebuttal published on the AJP. Read part …

Pharmacy Guild of Australia’s Victorian branch president, Anthony Tassone, responds to comments by Dr Evan Ackermann This is part one of a two-part rebuttal published on the AJP. Read part two …

Representatives of the Pharmacy Guild and the RACGP have once again exchanged terse words on the social media platform It all began with 140 characters. David Quilty, Executive Director of …

Dr Edwin Kruys, the GP who has criticised community pharmacy’s vaccination service as a “slippery slope” in the last week, has issued a challenge to the Pharmacy Guild: that he …

What are the most common behaviours in people with dependencies? The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) and Australian Prescriber have together provided advice on how to recognise and …