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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 …

A survey on the issues which most concern GPs has shown that pharmacists and the allied health scope of practice aren’t the key issue for most, but remain an issue …

GPs should not prescribe homeopathic remedies for their patients and pharmacists should not sell or recommend the use of homeopathic products, according to the RACGP. Releasing its position statement on …

General practice has fared reasonably well in the 2015 Budget, and the RACGP says it supports programs that improve patient care and access, including changes to after-hours care. RACGP President …

The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia has welcomed Australia’s having joined Choosing Wisely, a global initiative that aims to reduce wasteful medical tests, treatments and procedures. This initiative, coordinated …

The RACGP has released its top five tests, treatments and procedures that should be questioned by GPs and their patients, as part of the launch of Choosing Wisely Australia. Created …