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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 …

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, …