With negotiations for the 8CPA ongoing one Guild state branch leader says “it is vital” that those currently involved in the process are backed in the organisation’s ongoing election  Pharmacy …

Temporary freezes on PBS co-payments and the introduction of a 3.6% indexation on dispensing fees are welcome steps but government could have gone further, advocacy group claims  Tuesday’s Federal Budget …

Tuesday night’s Federal Budget dominated the week’s news with Treasurer Jim Chalmers revealing an insight into what to expect from the 8CPA  The week started with the National Australian Pharmacy …

Having data-informed marketing strategy and analysis is essential for getting the best outcomes, says Sarah Rendell When it comes to pharmacists and marketing, I often come across this common assumption …

E-script provider hit with large-scale ransomware data breach  Cyber security experts say a major data breach affecting customers of script provider MediSecure is a nationally significant incident, which will test …

Government accused of caving to the demands of the Guild with Federal Budget measure  Changes to the dollar discount announced in Tuesday’s Federal Budget are being viewed as the government giving …

The cough and cold category is the perfect opportunity to tailor treatment and self-care advice, differentiating the pharmacy from other retailers, writes Leanne Philpott KEY POINTS: Adults have on average …

Local government vaccination service providers should receive the same fees as pharmacies for administering shots, a politician says  Former nurse turned politician, Georgie Crozier, is calling on the Victorian government …

Is it “Bolshevik” to stay open late? Our 1924 edition had some thoughts… “Referring to early closing, whether we pharmacists compare unfavourably with the self-sacrificing dentist or the heroic estate …

PDL professional officer Kylie Neville discusses the issues pharmacists face when it comes to medicinal cannabis, with our podcast In the latest edition of the AJP podcast, our host, Carlene …

SHPA welcomes wins for First Nations people and older Australians as cost-of-living budget improves medicines access The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia (SHPA) is celebrating a Budget measure that …

Wesfarmers backs the government’s efforts to ease medicines costs for patients  Australian Pharmaceutical Industries (API) owner Wesfarmers Health has welcomed measures in Tuesday’s Federal Budget aimed at making medicines more …