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scope of practice


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 …

A key pharmacy stakeholder has condemned comments from the AMA WA’s new president, saying they are inaccurate and harmful to professional collaboration Pharmacy Guild WA branch director Matt Tweedie was …

A leading doctor has lashed out at the findings of a WA review into pharmacy, calling pharmacies “basically Dr Google with a shop” Western Australia’s review into community pharmacy – …

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servant has criticised the Pharmacy Guild over its approach to professional services, but it says his comments are ‘out of date and out of touch’ “Pharmacists …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