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One organisation says it will push to allow pharmacists to administer more routine medicines, such as injectable buprenorphine, insulin or Vitamin B12 The PSA has congratulated the re-elected Labor Palaszczuk …

The UK’s health service introduced a pharmacist referral scheme in October to relieve pressure on GPs and emergency departments… could this work here in Australia? More than 100,000 patients have …

The PSA has recommended four budget measures to the ACT Government, including more pharmacist vaccination The Territory could implement several no- or low-cost initiatives that would significantly improve health outcomes …

Queensland’s premier has recognised the importance of community pharmacy, and supported an expanded role for pharmacists The Pharmacy Guild of Australia, Queensland Branch held its Parliamentary Dinner at Queensland Parliament …

Top researcher calls for independent prescribing and pharmacist recognition as medical professionals, telling doctors to ‘get over it’ Pharmacists are medical professionals, just as doctors are, Professor Ross Tsuyuki told …

George Tambassis has written to the Federal Health Minister urging him to push forward pharmacist script renewals for the Pill In the letter, sighted by the AJP, Mr Tambassis highlighted …

The AMA’s national president has accused the pharmacy sector of bullying the Health Minister and selling old vaccines In an often-fiery debate about scope of practice and the Community Pharmacy …

The leaders of Australia’s peak general practice organisations have united to lobby governments not to accept Pharmacy Guild policy The doctors said in a statement that the Guild is attempting …

Around 800 workforce visas for doctors to work in primary care are set to be removed—and the Guild says pharmacists can help manage the extra burden Reforms which will see …

The AMA needs to “calm down and stop jumping at shadows,” says the Guild, as the AMA Council discusses the Guild’s policy paper The AMA’s Federal Council has discussed the …

Scope of practice was the key issue in pharmacy this week, with a new policy paper from the Guild and anger from doctors The Pharmacy Guild launched a new policy …

It’s not up to doctors to dictate what services pharmacists should be able to offer, says a Guild leader Pharmacy Guild Victorian branch president Anthony Tassone appeared in Fairfax media …