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scope of practice


A distinguished former public servant has criticised the Pharmacy Guild over its approach to professional services, but it says his comments are ‘out of date and out of touch’ “Pharmacists …

An MBS item should be established to allow pharmacists to access allied health items, a key reference group has recommended The Allied Health Reference Group of the Medicare Benefits Schedule …

A study has found more than a third of unnecessary emergency department visits for non-urgent health conditions could be managed by pharmacists Researchers have conducted a cohort study looking at …

There’s been a significant rise in patient visits to community pharmacy – another argument for practicing to full scope, says Trent Twomey The Pharmacy Guild has pointed out a rise …

An anonymous doctor has told media more than 200 people are being turned away from GP surgeries a day in Ballarat alone… but pharmacists want to help The medical professional …

The AMA has again taken a swipe at pharmacists over proposed changes in Queensland, saying they will put GPs out of a job Australian Medical Association (AMA) Queensland President Dr …

PSA is urging Victoria’s returned Labor Government to consider improving Victorians’ access to healthcare by better utilising pharmacists across the state The Andrews Labor Government was returned in a landslide …

What happened to the Boots closed during the Novichok poisoning; Americans can’t afford to fill scripts; Uganda crying out for pharmacists Amesbury, UK: The area manager of the Boots which …

Should pharmacists play an active role in penicillin skin testing? These practitioners think the move could help reduce antimicrobial resistance Penicillin allergy is one of the most frequently self-reported drug …

Things got heated this week as GPs fired a few more volleys in their turf war against pharmacists We saw the committee undertaking Queensland’s Parliamentary Inquiry into the pharmacy sector …

Pharmacists are ‘not qualified’ to dispense emergency and repeat prescriptions, says a prominent GP AMA Queensland president Dr Dilip Dhupelia has condemned the findings of the Queensland Parliamentary Inquiry into …

The Queensland Pharmacy Inquiry has released its findings, saying there is no reason to deregulate ownership Full scope of practice, a follow-up audit of recent ownership transfers and no Pharmacy …