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scope of practice


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 …

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servant has criticised the Pharmacy Guild over its approach to professional services, but it says his comments are ‘out of date and out of touch’ “Pharmacists …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