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Expanding pharmacists’ scope of practice is the key to improving access to affordable healthcare in Australia, Guild leader claims  Ongoing structural problems in Australia’s general practice sector can be alleviated …

What stories had our readers taking to their keyboards recently? Here’s a roundup of what you had to say After Maurice Hickey, head of policy at the Pharmaceutical Defence Association …

Patients may need to visit their pharmacy every day to access antibiotics; Shadow pharmacy minister wants the profession to do more; Nova Scotia to fast-track visas to boost pharmacy workforce  …

What does a resilient workplace look like, and what are its benefits for both employees and patients? Our expert panel share their insights and strategies for a better workplace culture. …

Government rejects call to expand eligibility criteria for accessing the Rural Locum Assistance Program (RLAP)  Calls for the RLAP eligibility rules to be amended to allow non-health professionals to access …

Governments are being urged to invest in nursing to fill gaps in primary care services  Nurses have the skills to play a greater role in managing and treating minor ailments …

One-in-three employee pharmacists are considering leaving community pharmacy   Australia’s community pharmacy sector needs to develop strategies to retain staff, with a third of employees reporting that they are considering …

Funding to improve emergency department access in Queensland has been welcomed, but more has to be done to improve quality use of medicines, pharmacists say This month (June 2023) the …

Boosting employee connections and eliminating shame could help keep pharmacists in the community pharmacy workforce, says pharmacist Helen Lowy  Pharmacy owners are being urged to foster an environment where staff …

A study that started as a light-hearted project has shone a light on pharmacists’ plans to quit the profession Who would be a pharmacist? A group of researchers from the …

Increasing numbers of pharmacists are working part-time adding to the profession’s ongoing workforce shortage, a Pharmacy Guild of Australia national councillor believes  While Pharmacy Board of Australia registration data shows …

Lengthy migration and registration processes need to be addressed to help attract suitably trained GPs to Australia, the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners believes  In a submission to the …