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The optional $1 discount on patient copayments for prescription medicines could harm community pharmacy businesses and drive consumers towards a price-oriented, lower-value model, industry stakeholders fear. The discount, previously announced …

Australia’s innovative medicines industry has called on the Abbott Government to negotiate a five-year strategic agreement after it reached an in-principle deal with the Pharmacy Guild of Australia. Medicines Australia …

AMA Vice President, Dr Stephen Parnis, today questioned the Government’s decision to dramatically increase funding to the pharmacy sector under the Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement, while doctors and patients are …

The new 6CPA could be a ‘big deal’ for employee pharmacists, says Professional Pharmacists Australia, following the signing of an in-principle agreement between Health Minister Sussan Ley and the Pharmacy …

The in-principle agreement with the Pharmacy Guild for the 6CPA will be valued at $18.9 billion over the next five years, says Health Minister Sussan Ley, and recognises pharmacists’ growing …

The PSA has welcomed the signing of a letter of intent between the Australian Government and the Pharmacy Guild agreeing on the broad parameters of the Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement, …

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has signed a letter of intent with the Minister for Health, Sussan Ley, in relation to the 6CPA, which will commence on 1 July 2015 …

A Labor MP has called for swifter resolution to the Community Pharmacy Agreement negotiations, stating that pharmacies and other businesses need certainty. Terri Butler, the MP for Griffith, praised one …

The Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement will be a good deal for pharmacy and consumers, Health Minister Sussan Ley has told The Conversation’s Michelle Grattan. Minister Ley told Grattan that she …

PSA has welcomed a commitment reported in The Australian on May 11 to double the amount of funding for pharmacist programs and professional services in the Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement …

A story in The Australian newspaper this morning contains rumour and misinformation aimed at destabilising the current negotiations for a new Community Pharmacy Agreement, the Pharmacy Guild says. The Guild …

Pharmacists around the country are rallying to protect Australia’s most vulnerable patients, says a Canberra pharmacist, ahead of planned changes to the PBS in next week’s Federal Budget. The Coalition …