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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.

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia yesterday gave evidence to the Senate Economics Legislation committee inquiry into the National Health Amendment Bill, and said it wants a “timely” passage of the Bill through the …

The Senate is being pushed not to delay the passage of the National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Bill which is the key to implementation of the 6CPA by the PSA. …

The doubling of funds for professional services in the 6CPA represents recognition that community pharmacists are now primary healthcare providers, claims Charlie Benrimoj, professor of pharmacy practice and head of …

The new Administration, Handling and Infrastructure fee set to be introduced in the Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement will apply to Section 100 dispensing, Guild president George Tambassis has told the …

The Guild is closely watching the progress of the National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Bill 2015 prior to the winter recess of Parliament, national executive director David Quilty writes in …

Funding in the 6CPA for new and expanded pharmacy services focusing on rural and remote health, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health, are positive but pharmacies servicing these communities …

The Government will pay manufacturers less for pharmaceuticals and charge customers more under the Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement, a Labor politician says. Shadow Parliamentary Secretary for Regional Development and Infrastructure …

The AJP spoke to Guild National president George Tambassis about changes to pharmacy markup remuneration, competition elements, why the Guild would rather work with than against GPs, and gives us …