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One pharmacy leader has highlighted some standouts for the sector in the Seventh Community Pharmacy Agreement, as well as the “flawed” $1 discount Writing in this week’s edition of Forefront, …

Guild reveals controversial 60-day dispensing proposal and optional $1 discount are not written into the newly announced 7CPA – though the latter continues indefinitely despite low uptake The Covid-19 pandemic …

The controversial optional $1 discount is set to stay, as more details of the newly signed 7CPA begin to emerge Health Minister Greg Hunt has lauded the signing of the …

The controversial dollar discount has not worked as the Government intended, Opposition health spokesperson Chris Bowen has said Addressing the Pharmacy Guild’s Parliamentary Dinner on Tuesday night, Mr Bowen tackled …

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 …