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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 …

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 world is now a better …

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 it would not go ahead …

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– which was widely reported as …

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 script, and encouraged Aussies to …

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

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 flu On Thursday, the Pharmacy …

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 may …

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 concerned that sick days are …