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It was a week for controversy, with vaccination and whether the location rules should be relaxed making news Western Australia‘s Health Minister Roger Cook announced that the state would follow …

A leading GP has expressed concerns about expansion of pharmacist flu vaccination in WA, including that cold chain management could be less stringent This week Western Australia’s Health Minister Roger …

A GP and academic has penned a piece in The Conversation saying that pharmacist prescribing of the oral contraceptive pill risks women’s health for several reasons “In bypassing their GPs …

As flu grips the country, it’s been a busy week in pharmacy… There have been significant concerns about availability of the flu vaccine, with newly reappointed Health Minister Greg Hunt …

A leading doctor has criticised the findings of an Australian study which found a significant cost saving in downscheduling oral contraceptives to Pharmacist Only The study, conducted by researchers at …

The Australian Medical Association has passed an urgency motion that the organisation should call for the Queensland pharmacy prescribing trial to be stopped immediately At the AMA’s Annual General Meeting, …

Doctor criticism of Tasmania’s decision to allow pharmacists to vaccinate 10-year-olds against flu reflects a “sad lack of understanding of patient needs,” says the Guild’s Tasmanian president John Dowling, president …

Winter is coming, and Tasmania’s plan to expand pharmacist-administered vaccination has it at odds with doctors Michael Ferguson, Tasmania’s Minister for Health, has announced the state’s Winter Demand Management Plan, …

The president of the AMA in Queensland has written to the state health minister urging him to reconsider the pharmacy contraceptive pill and UTI trial In April, the Queensland Government …

Doctor groups have responded with outrage to the announcement that Queensland will trial limited pharmacist prescribing Following the recent inquiry into the pharmacy sector in Queensland, the state government has …

Dr Chris Freeman responds to the RACGP’s submission on pharmacist prescribing I am writing to object to the egregious assertions made in the RACGP’s submission to the Pharmacy Board of …

As Australia enters federal election mode, it’s been a busy week in politics and in pharmacy This week Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced the much-anticipated federal election, setting the date …