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17 Oct 2018

AMA President, Dr Tony Bartone, said today that patients will be the big losers if certain recommendations from the Queensland Pharmacy Inquiry are adopted and implemented.

Dr Bartone said that the Queensland Parliament’s Health, Communities, Disability Services, and Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Committee Report into the Establishment of a Pharmacy Council and Transfer of Pharmacy Ownership has delivered recommendations that not only significantly fragment health care, but will lead to worse health outcomes for patients.

Published: 17 Oct 2018

05 Oct 2017

The AMA fully supports the independence of the TGA in making decisions about medicines scheduling, and condemns groups that are attempting to undermine the TGA decision to make codeine prescription-only.

Published: 05 Oct 2017