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scope of practice


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 …

Another COVID lockdown, issues of full scope and a new chapter in GPs’ attacks on pharmacy made headlines this week With Melbourne in lockdown and more measures in place to …

The Guild has congratulated the re-elected Gutwein Government, noting it has pledged to review scope of practice Patients of community pharmacies across Tasmania will benefit from the re-elected Government’s promises …

A former RACGP head calls for full scope of practice for pharmacists, as Labor pledges to provide financial support for after-hours pharmacies Tasmania is readying for its state election this …

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 …