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A Pharmacy Trial Program stakeholder consultation forum conducted in Canberra has seen stakeholders confirm support for the Pharmacy Trial Program. The forum, convened by the Department of Health, was attended …

Pharmacy Guild national president George Tambassis has expressed thanks and appreciation to former Prime Minister Tony Abbott, “for his strong and unstinting support of community pharmacy”. “This year, community pharmacy …

Pharmacy needs to make the case that it should remain viable because it delivers equitable community healthcare, Nick Panayiaris, SA Guild president, told the Friendlies’ Conference in Adelaide. Panayiaris sits …

An expert roadshow has provided Pharmacy Choice members throughout Australia with valuable insight into the recent Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement, Pharmacy Choice says. The Pharmacy Choice Member Nights explained what …

Health Minister Sussan Ley is keen to see the results of the review into pharmacy remuneration and location rules, she told delegates to the PSA15 conference today. “I am sure …

GPs remain concerned about the expanding role of pharmacists and what they might be paid to do in the future, AMA president Associate Professor Brian Owler in an address to …

Several aspects of medication reviews should be reviewed, including the cap on services, says PSA president Joe Demarte. His comments followed the publication of a landmark study on the impact of …

With the Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement signed and now operating, now’s the time to consider how to enhance the role of community pharmacies in the wider health system, Guild executive …

Libertarian Senator David Leyonhjelm yesterday compared the pharmacy location rules to Communism, during Senate debates regarding the National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Bill. The Bill was passed unchanged. “The rules …

Health Minister Sussan Ley says consumers are the big winners from the Senate passing the PBS reform package, which she says will deliver cheaper medicines into the future and a …

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has welcomed the passage of the National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Bill through the Senate today, allowing the implementation of the Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement …

More than 2000 brands of common medicines could be slashed in price, some by as much as 50%, from next year, Minister for Health Sussan Ley says under the Government’s proposed PBS package.