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Profession’s role discussed as $1 million funding announced for community pharmacists in drought-stricken regional areas to deliver mental health support The role of community pharmacists in mental health care has …

Greg Hunt criticised in mainstream media over medicines that have not been subsidised – but he emphasises the government cannot compel sponsors to list medicines on PBS “Tens of thousands …

Doctors and nurses join forces in call for investment into aged care services, but pharmacists need to be added to the conversation The Australian Medical Association (AMA), jointly with the …

Call for Federal, State and Territory governments to work together to promote pharmacists’ role, and ‘nurture’ the 5700-strong community pharmacy network The PBS is a strong system of universal access …

A new Opposition Health spokesperson is set to take on Greg Hunt There is change in the Health portfolio for the Federal Opposition, with new ALP leader Anthony Albanese announcing …

Greg Hunt to retain Health portfolio as pharmacy enters 7CPA negotiations Incumbent Health Minister Greg Hunt has retained the portfolio as reelected Prime Minister Scott Morrison revealed his new cabinet …

It was also ‘perplexed’ about the Health Minister’s decision to announce dual listing of medicines without consultation There has been a concerning lack of consultation regarding significant decisions that have …

In the lead up to the Federal election, ASMI has called for a greater investment in improving health literacy and increasing access to non-prescription medicines The Australian Self Medication Industry …

The ALP has promised to create a “small claims jurisdiction” making it easier to recover lost wages up to $100,000 if it wins this Federal election, says pharmacists’ union Labor …

Labor says it is “surprised and disappointed” by the Liberals’ recent attempt to double the prescription volume of common drugs without consulting the Guild Following “high-level” talks with the Labor …

Hospitals will be losing out in the 2019-20 Budget based on a measure relating to pharmacy pricing A hidden detail of the 2019 Federal Budget will cut funding to the …

RACGP and CHF have called on the Federal government to rethink its 60-day dispense decision, but the Guild tells doctors to stop ‘meddling in pharmacy matters’ The Royal Australian College …