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Rural pharmacy, and rural health in general, are being ignored in the current federal election campaign, says Fredrik Hellqvist Community pharmacies are critical frontline healthcare professionals which daily help to …

AJP speaks to Trent Twomey, president, Pharmacy Guild of Australia (Queensland), on upcoming 7CPA negotiations, rural workforce issues and pharmacy’s efforts in recent natural disasters in the north of the …

AJP speaks with Anthony Tassone, president of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia (Victoria) about rural workforce issues, working with other healthcare stakeholders and the 7CPA 

AJP speaks with NSW Guild president David Heffernan about rural pharmacy issues, the 7CPA and getting movement on pharmacy services in our biggest state

Here’s how hospital pharmacy, industry and other medical groups reacted to the 2019/20 Federal Budget The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA) has welcomed focus on embedded pharmacy positions in …

The challenges and difficulties of running a rural, regional or remote pharmacy are well documented, says Anthony Tassone, but have any government remedies worked?  Successive governments have tried to establish …

Pharmacists have launched the Rural Pharmacy Network Australia to address critical issues affecting rural pharmacy Pharmacists working in rural areas have formed to connect with one another and provide a forum for …

Rural pharmacists can, and should, play a greater role in oral health care than they currently do, study finds  Rural pharmacies are often a patient’s first port of call when …

What are the differences between rural and urban pharmacy practice? Australian researchers have reviewed the evidence   There is little evidence of real difference in pharmacy practice between rural and urban …

Rural and regional pharmacists need to act now to smoothe the codeine upschedule transition, writes Steven Kastrinakis From 1 February 2018, medicines containing codeine will no longer be available from …

Is pharmacy absent from new rural health commissioners’ brief? The Federal government will appoint Australia’s first National Rural Health Commissioner, but initial reports suggest pharmacy may not be a focus …

Two chemists are ditching city life for a week-long stint in regional Australia When I call Michelle Cassumbhoy and Alana Donaldson, they’re leaving Dalby and making their way to Goondiwindi, …