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Changes to nicotine vaping legislation, the proposed Sigma/Chemist Warehouse merger and pharmacy’s role in encouraging at-risk individuals to access Take Home Naloxone, dominated the headlines this week  After a late …

Government working with pharmacy organisations to help pharmacists make “a real difference”   Labor is working with pharmacists and pharmacy bodies to support the profession to “have a positive impact”, …

Pharmacies to get new tool to gain insights into changes to dispensary remuneration stemming from the Eighth Community Pharmacy Agreement (8CPA)  Data analysis firm, NostraData, and the Pharmacy Guild of …

The 8CPA doesn’t address concerns about working conditions, says the employee pharmacists’ union Professional Pharmacists Australia says that the 8CPA was delivered by the Federal Labor Government to provide more …

Senator Anne Ruston has asked Health Department officials how many Australians will pay less for their medicines over the next 12 months – over both the $1 discount and 60-day …

Increased funding secured – including $2.11 billion in new fees – as part of the 8CPA are being welcomed by pharmacy owners a senior Guild official says  After 15 months …

Pharmacies will be able to access the new additional payments for PBS subsidised medications dispensed since 1 April 2024 once legislation relating to the 8CPA is passed  New funding announced …

The Albanese government was “forced” into the 8CPA, say shadow health minister Anne Ruston and shadow assistant minister for regional health Dr Anne Webster The pair have issued a statement …

CAPS gives 8CPA tacit welcome, but concerns about the impacts of 60-day dispensing remain  Signing the Eighth Community Pharmacy Agreement (8CPA) is a “significant step by the government” to safeguard the …

New agreement for wholesalers on the horizon following signing of 8CPA  Funding for the distribution of medicines through Community Service Obligation wholesalers will be allocated through a new deal outside …

Council of Pharmacy Schools gives “in principle” support to the Doctor of Pharmacy measure in 8CPA  Commitments from the Pharmacy Guild of Australia and the government to work towards establishing …

Ben Casey-clad pharmacist activists are being hailed as “warriors” for forcing the government to negotiate the 8CPA  Pharmacists who staged protests in Sydney and Canberra against the government’s 60-day dispensing …