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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 …

Labor promises tax cuts for low-income earners including those working in ‘retail, hospitals, pharmacy and fast food’ The Australian Labor Party has made a key health commitment in its Budget …

PSA welcomes Budget measures and calls on the government to invest its projected surplus on pharmacy’s role in health The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) has welcomed the government’s commitment …

Guild lauds pharmacy budget boost as AHI fee, CSO payments, DAAs and medication management gain extra funds The Pharmacy Guild of Australia says it “welcomes confirmation that the Budget will …

Small businesses set to benefit from a number of budget measures Community pharmacies and other small businesses have been given tax cuts and a range of other financial assistance measures …

We look at the Health Minister’s full announcement at APP2019 Health Minister Greg Hunt announced key measures to support the delivery of medicines and important patient services through community pharmacy …

Medicines affordability will be top of mind for Labor should it win office, says Catherine King, saying the party supports full scope of practice Shadow Minister for Health Catherine King …