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Workforce woes, vaccination and QUM programs… we round up some interesting comments from over the past week Our story, ‘The most exploited health professionals in Australia’, followed up on a …

Waiving HECS fees for regional, rural and remote pharmacy students and boosting accelerated graduate-entry pharmacy courses are among the ideas raised by SHPA The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia …

Limitations in the size of the rural and remote pharmacy workforce disadvantages populations in these areas. Research has provided a snapshot of the situation in parts of NSW This article …

SHPA report recommends boosting collaborative prescribing and specialised roles, and strategies to combat the negative image of community pharmacy on careers The Society of Hospital Pharmacy’s new report – Pharmacy …

Australia could be facing another shortage of pharmacists, with their workforce growth rates on the decline A growing number of registered pharmacists don’t plan to stay in the profession for …

Survey reveals a profession under high levels of stress, especially among younger pharmacists A nationwide survey of pharmacists has revealed a profession that is experiencing “high levels of stress”. The …

Government must get pharmacists working outside of pharmacies, CHF says The Consumers Health Forum has congratulated the Federal government on its recent reelection, but says it now has a lot …

Rural pharmacy, and rural health in general, are being ignored in the current federal election campaign, says Fredrik Hellqvist Community pharmacies are critical frontline healthcare professionals which daily help to …

The challenges and difficulties of running a rural, regional or remote pharmacy are well documented, says Anthony Tassone, but have any government remedies worked?  Successive governments have tried to establish …

FIP has launched a Workforce Development Hub, with two Australians in its leadership team Kirstie Galbraith will focus on advanced practice and specialisation under the project, while Ian Larson will …

Moves towards integrating pharmacists into GP surgeries duplicate roles and may drain community pharmacies of talent, writes Catherine Bronger Suggestions made in a recent report that integrating non-dispensing pharmacists into …

Pharmacy’s a growing profession, and increasingly populated by women, a new report shows The findings from the largest retrospective study of pharmacy workforce capacity conducted by any organisation to date …