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scope of practice


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 …

Pharmacists are a “second best” alternative to GP care, says the AMA’s national president The AMA has slammed the findings of the Queensland Parliament’s Committee Report into the Establishment of …

The Pharmacy Guild has welcomed the findings of a Queensland parliamentary inquiry that it says will pave the way for pharmacists to operate to the full extent of their training …

Canadian pharmacists, like their Australian counterparts, are discussing the importance of language when it comes to scope of practice In an editorial published in the Canadian Pharmacists’ Journal, three pharmacists …

Pharmacists working to the full scope of their practice could ease the pressure on GPs struggling to handle a mental health epidemic, says the Guild A recent snapshot of national …

A GP has written about collaboration with pharmacists, but also refers to the “ceaseless ambition of some pharmacist groups” for prescribing rights and service provision Dr Richard Kidd, Chair of the …

Home blood pressure telemonitoring with pharmacist management lowered blood pressure more than usual care for 18 months… but the benefits weren’t sustained long-term A study recently published in JAMA has …

Queensland Health has asked Australians to reconsider presenting to an emergency department for minor conditions which could be treated at a pharmacy or GP According to Queensland Health’s Chief Clinical …

Several patient stakeholder groups have made submissions to the Queensland pharmacy inquiry—and none support ownership deregulation Instead, there is significant support for the current ownership model, as well as an …

There’s no evidence that the growth of discounters like Chemist Warehouse is hurting consumers, says the Grattan Institute In its submission to the Queensland Parliamentary Inquiry into the pharmacy sector, …

The RACGP doesn’t support a Pharmacy Council in Queensland and says the ownership rules are “out-dated” In its submission to Queensland’s Parliamentary Inquiry into the pharmacy sector, the doctor group …

A Queensland inquiry into the pharmacy sector will look at ownership laws, a wider scope of practice including pharmacist prescribing, and the establishment of a Pharmacy Council The Queensland branch …