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Why isn’t collaboration the norm between doctors and pharmacists? wonders Angelo Pricolo A patient went to see her doctor about a nagging ailment. The doctor asked if anything had been …

Vaccination and contraception were key issues in the pharmacy sector this week Vaccination made headlines, with the announcement that Moderna is to be the vaccine supplied by community pharmacies in …

The AMA has slammed pharmacies as “retail shops” where it is inappropriate to discuss sexual health, but the Guild says they’re “out of touch” The Australian Medical Association has issued …

“Clinical corners get cut and standards quickly drop” is one doctor’s prediction if the OCP is downscheduled to S3, as the Guild highlights the importance of continuity Doctors have slammed …

A stoush over whether pharmacists are offering the wrong flu vaccine took place this week, as the sector continues its focus on vaccination Medical Observer columnist Dr Pam Rachootin, an …

“One is left to wonder whether the pharmacy business model accommodates ethics,” a prominent GP writes, claiming pharmacies are giving over-65s the wrong vaccine Medical Observer columnist Dr Pam Rachootin, an …

COVID-19 vaccination made the headlines again this week, as well as some award-winning pharmacists GPs are still urging against the use of pharmacists in rolling out the COVID-19 vaccine, with …

One pharmacy leader has asked GPs to act like a popular Disney character and “Let it go,” over COVID-19 vaccination AMA national president Dr Omar Khorshid has appeared in mainstream …

Leading GPs have slammed a PSA proposal, with one saying managing non-urgent Emergency presentations in pharmacy is not “just a fun, income-generating exercise” Last week, the Pharmaceutical Society’s NSW Branch …

Doctors have again slammed the idea of pharmacists vaccinating against COVID-19, saying they will be inadequately skilled and trained The Australian Medical Association’s Queensland branch issued a statement saying that …

Doctors are claiming a COVID-19 vaccine should stay focused on the GP setting, calling pharmacy “a retail space trying to sell you products” One pharmacy stakeholder has expressed disappointment with …

Is the turf war with GPs negatively impacting the image of the profession? The latest Barometer surveyed pharmacists about their thoughts The latest UTS Community Pharmacy Barometer surveyed a sample …