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60-day dispensing


Labor senator “really proud” of the government’s decision to pursue 60-day dispensing  The government will not bow to the power of lobbyists, as it seeks to ease cost-of-living pressures, Labor’s …

Glucojel jellybeans are set to be deployed by pharmacists as a sweetener for voters to preference Labor last in this weekend’s Dunkley by-election A pallet-load of the Pharmacy-Only Glucojel jellybeans …

Details of the new medications to be listed for 60-day dispensing will be revealed next week  A full list of medications that will be eligible for double dispensing will be …

Labor urged to reverse decision to ban pharmacists from using telehealth services to improve medicines access in rural areas  Opposition whip, Rowan Ramsey, is calling on the government to enable …

Guild aiming to resolve “remaining issues of contention” in “good faith” as 8CPA deadline looms  Progress is being made to deliver the Eighth Community Pharmacy Agreement (8CPA), but more urgency …

Guild still targeting 1 March start date for Eighth Community Pharmacy Agreement   With less than three weeks before the second tranche of medications becomes available under 60-day dispensing, negotiations …

Consumers’ Health Forum calls for PBAC to investigate listing medications for a 90-day supply, while seeking to bring forward the final phase of double dispensing   Patient lobby group, the Consumers’ …

Health Minister stresses the need for Australians to be able to afford prescription medicines, as government marks 40 years of Medicare  Tranches two and three of the government’s 60-day dispensing …

Concerns grow that 8CPA will not be signed in time for 1 March start  Silence from all parties involved in negotiations for the Eighth Community Pharmacy Agreement (8CPA) suggests a …

Pharmacists are set to protest outside Parliament House on the first sitting day of 2024 if the profession is not reassured that progress is being made to deliver the Eight Community …

There was big news in the business world this week, with all eyes on Chemist Warehouse…and Sigma Healthcare Sigma asked for a pause in trading its securities on the ASX …

The Pharmacy Guild is seeking clarification from a leading doctor, regarding her comments on 60-day “misinformation” from pharmacists Royal Australian College of General Practitioners national president Dr Nicole Higgins has …