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New Zealand cough medicine reclassification gaffe; historic Dublin pharmacy asks for help; GP-pharmacist turf war heats up in Malaysia New Zealand: Pharmacies were not told that certain cough medicines had …

Is there a risk in health professions being caught up in reality TV-like public turf wars? And can collaboration happen on everyone’s terms, asks Anthony Tassone Recently I spent some …

Chris Freeman looks at why medical practitioners and pharmacists need to collaborate, not skirmish “Coming together is a beginning; Keeping together is progress; Working together is success.”—Henry Ford It takes …

The AMA’s president has slammed a recent article by NSW Guild president David Heffernan as “a cynical attempt to bolster the retail presence of Guild members, regardless of the impact …

GPs are outraged over a Guild leader column blasting “five-minute medicine” – but he says as long as doctors hold themselves above everyone else the system will be fragmented The Pharmacy …

Doctors have slammed the Chronic Pain MedsChecks trial, following a doctors’ magazine report on anaesthetists’ concerns As reported in AJP last month, Dr Meredith Craigie, Dean of the Faculty of …

Another prominent GP has criticised recommendations pharmacists prescribe and dispense low-risk scripts and vaccinations – but called for a more conciliatory approach Dr Edwin Kruys has written on his Doctor’s …

Pharmacists are ‘not qualified’ to dispense emergency and repeat prescriptions, says a prominent GP AMA Queensland president Dr Dilip Dhupelia has condemned the findings of the Queensland Parliamentary Inquiry into …

Pharmacists are a “second best” alternative to GP care, says the AMA’s national president The AMA has slammed the findings of the Queensland Parliament’s Committee Report into the Establishment of …

It’s been a busy week in the pharmacy sector, with new information on drug trends, a number of health awareness days and another shot in the turf war There was …

Pharmacists are unimpressed with the latest pot shot from GPs, in which they were called “usurpers” Earlier this week, AMA vice-president Dr Chris Zappala wrote in Australian Medicine that he …

Another prominent GP has accused pharmacists of pushing beyond their scope of practice in a bid to make more money AMA vice president Dr Chris Zappala has penned a piece …