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RACGP says remote communities rely heavily on community pharmacy The general practitioner’s peak body has heaped praise on the Federal Government’s decision to increase the indexed dispensing fee to 7% …

One pharmacist has called for better access to information about the continued power outages in Mt Isa, saying that while her team is adept at responding, they need better information …

Pharmacy stakeholder bodies are advising caution on 60-day dispensing, while doctor groups say it’s just the beginning of change in pharmacy A number of pharmacy groups have issued statements on …

Federal Liberal and National leaders have spoken out against the Government’s move to double dispensing, saying it fails to understand Australians’ needs Over the weekend Opposition Leader Peter Dutton went …

Pharmacy 777 Port Hedland in Western Australia is the first prize winner for Best Video in the Pharmacy Guild’s 2023 ‘Why I Love Rural Pharmacy’ video competition The contest was open to …

The debate about scope of practice continued this week, plus decisions on Covid boosters and several medications Scope of practice is still top of mind, with Pharmacy Guild of Australia …

Budget submission angles for more regional non-dispensing pharmacist roles and MBS item numbers to support them A Federal Government $3 million funded GP-Pharmacist Collaborative Prescribing Pilot to create opportunities for …

The Assistant Minister for Rural and Regional Health, Emma McBride, will officially open the Rural Pharmacy Forum at APP The Forum, at the Australian Pharmacy Professional (APP) Conference, will be …

“Yes, it is stressful, yes, we are all overworked, but look at the shining beacon of what we’re doing for community health”: rural and regional pharmacists share their stories Pharmacy …

A host of pharmacy awards and anniversaries this week, while the potential future of supermarket pharmacies is discussed in the media Speculation circulated in the mainstream media about the possibilities …

It’s becoming a seller’s market when it comes to pharmacy employment, with the skills shortage now hurting in metro areas… and higher pay on the way Employers are looking to …

The pharmacy sector was looking to the future this week, as lockdowns begin to ease and vaccination numbers continue to grow The Pharmacy Guild‘s Trent Twomey had some advice to …