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The RACGP has attacked the Pharmacy Guild over the Queensland UTI pharmacist prescribing trial Earlier this week, Queensland University of Technology announced that its pharmacy Professor Lisa Nissen would lead …

As GPs and hospitals come under increasing pressure from COVID-19, it “just makes sense” for pharmacists to do more, says Guild… but RACGP labels it a “cynical ploy” Pharmacists should …

It’s been a busy and varied week in pharmacy, with opportunities to think about new ways to address existing issues, plus movement on opioids and concern about price gouging We …

The Guild has hit back at “misleading” claims by doctors about the risk of superbugs and the Board’s stance on pharmacist prescribing On 29 January, state president of the Australian …

Representatives of a doctor group have explained why they pulled out of the advisory group for the Queensland pharmacist prescribing trial Major doctor groups such as the RACGP, AMA and …

As the Queensland pharmacy prescribing trial draws nearer, the president of AMA Queensland has again attempted to stop it going ahead Dr Dilip Dhupelia, the state’s branch president, has written …

The AMA has called for the relaxation of pharmacy ownership laws, saying this would improve access to medications On Monday the AMA released its updated Position Statement on the Ethical …

As we hurtle towards the 2020s, the pharmacy sector isn’t slowing down, with news from the Board, an update on underutilisation in disasters and potential legislative change on the horizon …

One expert has taken aim at comments from the latest high-profile doctor to attack the concept of pharmacist prescribing, Kerryn Phelps Greg Merlo, a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University …

Doctors have again lashed out at suggestions that pharmacists could provide more health services, such as a minor ailments service NewsGP reported on a recent study conducted by the University …

Pharmacists who experience dismissal and denigration from doctors may find their performance affected… and young, female community pharmacists may be particularly at risk A paper presented at the Society of …

The media is still having a go at community pharmacy, while politicians have discussed the PBS in a busy week for the sector We discovered new data on the value …