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The Pharmacy Guild has spoken out saying it has been misrepresented in the mainstream media, following recent reports on the location rules and medicines pricing The Pharmacy Guild has commented …

Chemist Warehouse has issued a statement saying it has saved Australian consumers a “whopping” $44 million The group has launched a new advertisement, “PBS it all adds up,” highlighting the …

A former ACCC head has called on Australians to contact pollies about relaxing location rules in the name of lower prices – a suggestion welcomed by Chemist Warehouse But the …

Hunt has responded in Parliament to a petition to extend government payment of s100 co-payments citing state and territory jurisdiction, the PBS and the $1 pharmacy discount In February this …

PPA has sided with the Guild and King Report recommendation to ditch the $1 optional discount in favour of a $1 reduction in co-payments for all patients Pharmacists’ union PPA …

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 …

Could a reduction in out-of-pocket costs for PBS scripts help alleviate Australians’ growing concerns about the cost of living? The Pharmacy Guild believes it could This week Fairfax media outlets …

Health Minister Greg Hunt has spoken out on access to NIP vaccines, a high-cost drug solution, Medicare provider numbers, and “effectively” rejecting King Review proposals The Minister addressed the Terry …

Australians have “very, very, very low awareness” of professional services available in pharmacy, says Queensland Guild president Trent Twomey Speaking at the Medici Capital Pharmacy Ownership Ready Conference on the …

Less than 10% of consumer respondents to a King Review survey deliberately chose a pharmacy to obtain the $1 copayment discount The controversial optional $1 copayment discount has not been …

We take a look back at the week in pharmacy Ahead of next week’s Budget, the pharmacy sector has been copping more criticism from a certain News Corp journalist, with …

The Pharmacy Guild has condemned a News Corp article which has claimed that “greedy chemists” are failing to pass on the discount on prescription copayments of up to $1 “You should …