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14 Aug 2019

AMA President, Dr Tony Bartone, said today that if the Pharmacy Guild wants pharmacists to be doctors, then pharmacists should spend 10 to 15 years studying for a medical degree.

Dr Bartone was responding to the release of a Pharmacy Guild policy paper – Community Pharmacies: Part of the Solution – which proposes that pharmacists move way beyond their scope of practice to perform specialised roles currently undertaken by GPs.


Published: 14 Aug 2019

19 Oct 2017

Codeine can actually cause headaches, making it even more ineffective as an over-the-counter pain medication, AMA President Dr Michael Gannon says.


Published: 19 Oct 2017