The Pharmacy Guild of Australia says it did not “throw the wholesalers under the bus” during 6CPA negotiations. Professor Stephen King, chair of the Pharmacy Remuneration and Regulation review panel …

Pharmacy the “heartbeat of local communities”: Small Business minister says The Turnbull government remains committed to current community pharmacy arrangements, at least for the life of the 6CPA, says Minister …

Why Hep C medicines have opened a can of worms for medicine supply A range of issues relating to the supply of medicines in Australia have been brought to light …

Slight drop in pharmacy-based adverse event reports as prescription statistics give a view of Australia’s medicine usage The latest data from the PBS Australian Statistics on Medicine 2015 report, released …

Should pharmacists be offering advice to chronically ill patients to use bulk non-PBS prescriptions? The cost burden of PBS medicines is such that prescribers and pharmacists should consider making chronically …

As part of our ongoing series on women in pharmacy, we thought we’d step back in time to look at some key dates highlighting women’s role in shaping the profession  …

Availability of all extended release products now limited: TGA The crisis over low supply of metformin has worsened, with all extended release products now being classified as having limited availability. …

Hospital group flags community pharmacy push Leading private hospital group Ramsay Health Care is set to launch a major push into operating community pharmacies. In a briefing to announce the …

Role in heartburn advice illustrates pharmacists’ potential for patient self-care support The treatment of heartburn provides a valuable case study in how the role played by pharmacists in aiding and …

Does community pharmacy lag in bringing women to the fore, while other areas of pharmacy move forward?  The votes are already flowing in for our poll to determine pharmacy’s 10 …

Our poll enters its last week… vote now to help identify the women who are leading the profession into the future Well over half of all Australian pharmacists are women, …

Seven key statistics that show the state of community pharmacy The Pharmacy Guild of Australia’s latest Survey of Independent Pharmacy Operations in Australia has provided a statistical snapshot of the …