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Doctors remain on the offensive as Guild congratulates WA’s Department of Health on its report Doctor outrage has continued after the final report into the Review of Community Pharmacy Ownership …

Tensions are rising between doctors and pharmacists in Western Australia, with one GP calling the idea of pharmacist prescribing a “dog’s breakfast” Following last week’s release of Western Australia’s review …

The RACGP’s Queensland chair has spoken out about his “grave concern” that the state’s pharmacy trial will contribute to antimicrobial resistance But the doctor group is simply fear-mongering, says Trent …

The start of July brought a pay rise, a cut to penalty rates and a collection of new PBS listings We took a look at what readers thought about the …

A leading doctor has lashed out at the findings of a WA review into pharmacy, calling pharmacies “basically Dr Google with a shop” Western Australia’s review into community pharmacy – …

It’s been a busy week in community pharmacy, with renewed conflict with GPs and more calls for real time monitoring and a national vaccination approach GPs continue to oppose pharmacy …

The Pharmacy Board has now published the individual submissions it received on pharmacist prescribing… revealing doctor and specialist opposition In its latest communique, the Board says that it encourages all …

The AMA’s national president has slammed a Terry White Chemmart/Bupa promotion as a “sneaky” way to introduce US-style health to Australia – a stance which has disappointed the Pharmacy Guild …

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 …