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The 2016-7 Budget has not proven alarming for Australian community pharmacy, with no more major changes to the PBS affecting the sector. For some pharmacies, the news is good, with …

Price disclosure savings to hit reach $20 billion, but no further hits in federal budget, as GPs suffer further blow Both community pharmacy and the pharmaceutical industry have cautiously welcomed …

Nutritional knowledge survey of registered pharmacists Do you utilise your nutritional knowledge in your pharmacy practice? The University of Tasmania is currently surveying Australian registered pharmacists to determine their current …

Pharmacist vaccination has “dramatically” increased the uptake of flu vaccination, particularly among young adults, a new study has found. Pharmacy Times reports that the researchers, who published their findings in …

More reactions to the Budget from stakeholders including Medicines Australia, the Medicines Partnership of Australia, and Cancer Council Treatments, placebos and nocebos: Research Australia has described last night’s budget as …

AbbVie Australia has announced the launch of a program to support timely patient access to their Hepatitis C medications VIEKIRA PAK and VIEKIRA PAK-RBV (ombitasvir, paritaprevir, ritonavir tablets; dasabuvir tablets …

In the five weeks since the 1 April launch, 57 topics have been posted to the AJP Discussion Forum and more than 250 replies received. Highlights included discussions on dogs …

Prescribers are handing out ‘Endone like lollies’ but pain management remains inadequate, says a pain expert—but pharmacy can help Queensland pharmacist Karalyn Huxhagen, winner of the 2015 PSA Award for …

Primary healthcare reforms being progressed as part of the 2016-17 Federal Budget should provide opportunities for greater involvement of pharmacists, says PSA. However PSA questioned whether the funding quantum allocated …

Community pharmacy small businesses stand to benefit from cuts to company and personal income tax, an increased tax discount and instant equipment write-offs contained in tonight’s Budget, says the Guild in a …

The 2016 Budget shows a fundamental misunderstanding of the importance of prevention for the economy and the health of the Australian population, says PHAA Vice President David Templeman. “After tonight’s …

The cost of everyday medicines is set to drop by up to half from October 2016, Sussan Ley said in a statement regarding the 2016 Budget today. “Access to vital …