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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 …

Health Minister solidifies support for community pharmacy, announcing new $5 million mental health trial program, reduced PBS payment times and guaranteed AHI rates at APP2019 Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt …

Doctors’ group calls for support for longer GP consultations, a strong PBS, and lifting of caps on subsidies that can support employment of pharmacists in general practice With the 2019-20 …

Pharmacy Guild calls on Federal Government to remove optional $1 discount and reduce PBS/RPBS co-payments by $1 for all patients in its pre-budget submission In its pre-budget submission published this …

NSW Labor has promised millions to expand the number of 24-hour pharmacies in the state With the NSW election looming on Saturday 23 March, the Opposition Labor government has announced …

Opposition leader Bill Shorten has signalled long-term certainty for the future of community pharmacy, and promised 7CPA preparations will start “early on” if Labor is elected Labor leader Bill Shorten …

Recently released data shows the level of travel expenses accrued by Department of Health officials, and by leading health political figures As reported in pharmaceutical industry news website Pharma In …

The Health Minister has signalled there may be potential for some amendments on price disclosure, says community pharmacist insider Community pharmacist and owner of an independent pharmacy in Rozelle, NSW, …

“The majority of owners want to pay their staff more”: What are the Guild’s objectives for the 7th Community Pharmacy Agreement? What do rank and file Guild members want? A …

Will the change in leadership bring a change in health policy? Stakeholders have welcomed the new PM and re-appointment of Greg Hunt as Health Minister Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced …

After a whirlwind week in politics, Greg Hunt has managed to hold onto the Health portfolio Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced his new ministry on Sunday, with some big changes …