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Record bulk billing rates and massive telehealth take-up a sign of a successful COVID strategy: Minister says Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has highlighted new data showing record GP bulk …

Telehealth GP providers will now be required to have an existing, continuous relationship with a patient, as the AMA slams current options in pharmacy Health Minister Greg Hunt has announced …

More than 200 pharmacy and medical students have fulfilled course requirements at Griffith University via telehealth The University says that the students are “getting their first taste of telehealth” as …

What do pharmacists need to know about the recent ‘telepharmacy’ changes? The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the face of healthcare – and indeed pharmacy – as we know it.  Since 21 April, pharmacists have been able to undertake a range …

As doctors call for telehealth provisions to become permanent, pharmacy stakeholders have some concerns: remuneration for pharmacies, and whether takeup is being quantified The Australian Medical Association says that Australian …

NACCHO has advised on several recent changes to improve how ACCHO clients can receive medicines reviews In a COVID-19 NACCHO Medicines and Pharmacy Update, the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health …

COVID-19 once again dominated the headlines this week, though it was also a time to look back at past tragedies, recent and more distant Pharmacists are being urged to download …

The government has announced changes to HMRs and RMMRs including added follow-ups and broader referral pathways From Tuesday, accredited pharmacists will be allowed two additional follow-ups for Home Medicines Reviews …

Pharmacists will be able to undertake MedsChecks, Diabetes MedsChecks, HMRs and RMMRs via telehealth from next week, the Federal government has announced Eligible patients will be able to access medication …

Doctor groups have expressed alarm at a drop-off in consultations, while pharmacists are providing the in-person component of services such as vaccination With the rapid growth in the use of …

Temporary arrangements now allow GPs to send digital copies of scripts directly to a patient’s pharmacy of choice, but does this impose an onerous workload and financial burden on community …

Pharmacy groups have welcomed the Government’s COVID-19 package, highlighting the problems of misinformation and the need for calm The Federal Government has announced a $2.4 billion health package to help …