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The health sector urgently needs to get moving on the trial pharmacy programs negotiated as part of the Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement, says David Quilty. Writing in this week’s edition …

The Pharmacy Guild has welcomed progress in the Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement trial program following Sussan Ley’s confirmation today that the diabetes trial is set to begin. More than 600 …

Pharmacists are dissatisfied with the way Community Pharmacy Agreements are negotiated, an AJP poll reveals Earlier this month, AJP ran a poll asking how you feel the CPAs should be …

The King Review Discussion Paper opened a Pandora’s Box of questions about how pharmacy could and should be structured – including looking at the way the Community Pharmacy Agreements are …

The King Review discussion paper is scrutinising location and ownership rules, and supermarket restrictions Currently there are 11 pharmacy location rules agreed to by the Department of Health and the …

An end-of-financial year overview of the factors impacting the pharmacy business sales market As we reach the end of the 2016 financial year, it is an ideal time to provide …

Should there be MBS funding for professional pharmacist services? asks Manya Angley An estimated 2% to 3% of Australian hospital admissions are medication related, representing 230,000 medication related hospital admissions …

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has welcomed the focus on avoidable hospital readmissions in today’s COAG Communique. In the Communique, Government leaders identified the disturbing fact that far too many …

Profession waits for more information on professional service future Community pharmacists are waiting for further news on the timeline for the first tranche of 6CPA professional service trial programs. Federal …

While the second half of 2015 was positive for pharmacies, 2016 will be challenging with the further PBS reforms reducing wholesaler and generic trading terms, says Guild executive director David …

AJP takes a look back over the events of 2015, a turbulent year in the history of community pharmacy “May you live in interesting times,” is purportedly an ancient Chinese …

With review ‘scope creep’ meaning ownership rules may be captured by the upcoming review, and a Health Minister who appears not to be a great friend of pharmacy, the industry …