Why isn’t the TGA stopping pharmacist prescribing of S4 medicines? AusDoc asks its boss

It turns out state govenrments can ignore the federal regulator to an extent.
Professor John Skerritt.

The medicines schedule created by the TGA is the principal mechanism to prevent mass harm to patients in Australia.

Yet with no outcry, no protest, no rage, maybe no awareness, the schedule and its inbuilt protections are now being dismantled by politicians at the request of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia.