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With 7CPA negotiations due to kick-off later this year, AJP speaks to senior pharmacy leaders to get their agreement ‘wish lists’   AJP took the opportunity to speak to some senior …

Is there a risk in health professions being caught up in reality TV-like public turf wars? And can collaboration happen on everyone’s terms, asks Anthony Tassone Recently I spent some …

A national residential medication chart is urgently required if we are to begin to fix one pharmacy-relevant aspect of the aged care crisis, says Anthony Tassone    The recent revelations …

Self-interest driving ownership change agenda, senior Guild leader says The calls for changes to the regulations around the ownership of community pharmacies are being by financial self-interest, not patient care, …

The renewed call by doctors’ groups to open up pharmacy ownership to non-pharmacists beggars belief given the medical profession’s own experiences with corporatisation, says Anthony Tassone For reasons we can …

Does the AMA’s support for pharmacists working in general practice represent a policy shift for the doctor’s organisation, or is something else at play? asks Anthony Tassone  A recent article …

A national real-time prescription monitoring system must happen as a priority, says Anthony Tassone The need for a real time prescription monitoring system to prevent avoidable overdose deaths from pharmaceutical …

New pharmacy pain program a “slap in the face” for GPs: AMA The AMA has reacted angrily to the announcement of the $20 million pharmacy Pain MedsCheck trial, claiming it …

There are questions about some of the evidence presented to the Senate committee hearing into the effects of red tape on pharmacy rules, says Anthony Tassone   Evidence presented by Michael Rhodes …

Misinformation is muddying the waters around the Guild’s proposals for continued pharmacist provision of codeine-containing medicines, says Anthony Tassone Concern over the impact on patients of the upcoming rescheduling of …

Investigation into ‘complex’ pharmacy licence applications set to target franchise agreements Victorian regulators are set to begin stricter investigations into ‘complex’ pharmacy licence applications. In its latest communique, the Victorian …