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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 …

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 …

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 …

Karalyn Huxhagen looks at the timing of flu vaccines and why locums should invest in vaccination training Well, we are off and running, and the …

The RACGP has “called out” the Guild over script lengths, and again attacked pharmacists over the timing of flu vaccinations Last week, the Government decided …

Here’s what you had to say about the rejected proposal measure to allow two-month dispenses for around 140 medicines The Guild’s objection to the measure– …

It’s been a busy week for the Pharmacy Guild, as it battled a proposal to let patients get double quantities of some PBS medicines per …

A proposal to increase dispensing quantities for some drugs has been scuppered following Guild concerns – and stakeholders have slammed the Guild The measure, suggested …

RACGP national president Dr Harry Nespolon has again made a jibe about perfume and pharmacy, after the Guild encouraged Australians to be vaccinated against the …

Doctors have been busy taking aim at pharmacists this week, with the AMA speaking out about a number of issues The ABC reported that pharmacy …

Absence from work certificates from pharmacists are being blamed for a rise in “sickies” The ABC’s Radio National Breakfast has reported that small businesses are …

AMA president Dr Tony Bartone has slammed a strategic partnership between Bupa and TerryWhite Chemmart as “outrageous” Under the partnership, which is set to launch …