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With Victoria recording 288 new coronavirus cases on Friday and restrictions tightening again around the country, COVID-19 is again making the headlines at the AJP Anthony Tassone, president of the …

A GP and pharmacist has accused pharmacy of using the Queensland UTI trial and vaccinations as “new ways to get traffic into their retail outlets” The Australian Medical Association’s Queensland …

One doctor has accused the PSA of being “asleep at the wheel” in 7CPA negotiations, while another has declared that the Guild “enjoys a magical path of political favour” A …

Doctors say they are “outraged” by the commencement of the Queensland UTI prescribing trial, but the Pharmacy Guild has hit back, saying medicos are using “old scare campaigns” The Urinary …

Doctors are dismayed that the 7CPA has not included suggestions such as 60-day dispensing, accusing the “pharmacy lobby” of putting profits before patients Even before details of the Seventh Community …

As the sector waits for the 7CPA to be signed, GPs have complained about pharmacy and flu jabs, one stakeholder called for ‘sweeping change’ to pharmacy and there are new …

GPs want general practice to get priority over pharmacy in the distribution of flu vaccines, saying pharmacy advertising is “misleading” patients In a statement criticising the way in which the …

Doctors have reiterated claims that pharmacist prescribing is like “Russian Roulette,” accusing the Queensland Government of promoting cut-price health care at pharmacies The Australian Medical Association’s Queensland branch has responded …

Doctors have attacked pharmacy over new powers for Queensland pharmacists, claiming they are “cloaked as emergency COVID-19 measures” Over the long weekend, the Queensland Government announced new measures for pharmacists …

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 …