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More than 100 additional pharmacies invited to join COVID vaccination program The Queensland government has this week (on Wednesday 24 June), invited another 105 rural and regional pharmacies to join …

What has to happen before the Pharmacy Guild can argue for increased pay for pharmacists? Does the Guild now own the full scope of practice clinical agenda? Trent Twomey talks …

A new funding program for rural, regional and remote pharmacy misses the mark, with pharmacists claiming they are worse off Just a few days before Christmas 2020, rural, regional and …

Pharmacy and other health professions have a ‘metrocentric maldistribution’, Parliament is told as MPs debate health inequities  There were mixed messages from parliamentarian health professionals this week as the House …

Targeting rural and regional students for study at a rural pharmacy school will help to reduce workforce shortages, researchers say New Australian research has supported the theory that students who …

Our guide to everything you need to know about the Seventh Community Pharmacy Agreement The highly anticipated Seventh Community Pharmacy Agreement (7CPA) was signed in Canberra by Pharmacy Guild president …

Rural Health Commissioner expansion is welcome, but we need a mental health focus too, says pharmacist MP  The recent passage of legislation to establish a new National Rural Health Commissioner …

Claims that rural pharmacies have been experiencing shortages after an “unprecedented run” on PBS medicines by large groups The Rural Pharmacy Network Australia (RPNA) has called for an investigation into …

Pharmacy Guild highlights rural service gaps and doctor shortages to bolster argument for prescribing rights, more funding and recognition Community pharmacies are struggling with workforce shortages and workforce distribution inequities, …

Do rural and urban community pharmacies actually differ in the services and practice models they offer? It’s often stated that practising as a community pharmacist in rural and regional Australia …

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 …