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Advocacy group reports Wesfarmers-owned telehealth provider will default to providing 30-day prescriptions  Representatives of the Community and Pharmacy Support Group (CAPS) are claiming that pressure from pharmacists has resulted in …

API customers and Priceline Pharmacy franchisees are being urged to raise InstantScripts concerns with Wesfarmers  Pharmacists are being urged to contact API and Priceline Pharmacy business development managers (BDMs) today …

Phase two of the NSW pharmacy prescribing trial is now underway, delivering improved access to the oral contraceptive pill  Women aged 18 to 35 years who have had a prescription …

Pharmacists urged to discuss queries about the safety and suitability of 60-day prescriptions with the prescriber, before contacting AHPRA  Pharmacists with concerns about a prescriber’s clinical practice regarding 60-day prescriptions …

Aspiring pharmacy owners are being urged to approach older proprietors about working their way into ownership, a Guild leader says  More young women should be involved in pharmacy ownership, Judy …

Wholesaler plans to shift its retail strategy from consolidation to growth, with private label products set to play a key role  Having consolidated its community pharmacy franchises under two brands …

Sigma Healthcare eyes growth opportunities following sale of hospital business  Disposing of its hospital pharmacy operations will free up capacity and capital for pharmaceutical wholesaler, Sigma Healthcare, chief executive, Vikesh Ramsunder …

Demand for medications available on 60-day prescriptions is yet to rise, wholesaler reports  Concerns that the government’s double dispensing policy will fuel a surge in demand for impacted medications are …

Chickenpox and meningitis B are among diseases pharmacists can immunise against under new vaccination standards launched in NSW.  Barriers blocking patients from accessing vaccination services are being broken down with …

Services to Sigma Healthcare’ existing customers are unlikely to be adversely impacted by the wholesaler’s new supply deal with Chemist Warehouse (CWH).   Pharmaceutical wholesaler, Sigma Healthcare expects that it’s …

Tennis star, Simona Halep’s doping ban highlights the need for vigilance when supporting athletes looking for nutritional supplements, pharmacist says  With more than 90% of athletes reportedly taking nutritional supplements, …

Community pharmacies cannot afford to sit back to “wait and see” how 60-day dispensing impacts their business, a pharmacy group’s boss warns  Pharmacies need to take proactive steps to mitigate …