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The Consumers Health Forum has called on the Federal Government to implement 60-day dispensing, as well as reform the PBS safety net “The Seventh Community Pharmacy is due to come …

Leading pharmacy groups are set to join in talks to formulate a joint safety policy, say Chris Freeman and Leanne Wells Next week will see the convening of a Strategic …

60-day dispensing will in some cases more than halve pharmacy remuneration and “incapacitate” rural pharmacies, says rural pharmacy group Concern is growing among rural pharmacists about the potential impacts of …

Sign-off on 60 day dispensing, consumer group tells the government as signs build that agreement is set to go overtime  The federal government should implement an expert recommendation to ease …

The CHF wants an urgent increase in Newstart payments for single people, saying recipients often cannot afford to access health care, including medicines In its submission to the Senate Inquiry …

Consumer group calls for widened pharmacist role in healthcare and more funding including Medicare items for pharmacy, and criticises turf war There should be a bigger role for pharmacists in …

Government must get pharmacists working outside of pharmacies, CHF says The Consumers Health Forum has congratulated the Federal government on its recent reelection, but says it now has a lot …

RACGP and CHF have called on the Federal government to rethink its 60-day dispense decision, but the Guild tells doctors to stop ‘meddling in pharmacy matters’ The Royal Australian College …

The government’s recent proposal to increase dispensed quantities of PBS medicines was nothing more than another savings measure, but it’s one with big potential ramifications for pharmacy, says Paul Cross  …

Relations have been tense between GPs and pharmacists this week, and there was a big win for the PSA In major news this week, Health Minister Greg Hunt spoke at …

Following this week’s announcement that the PSA would be co-signatory to the 7CPA, consumers want a voice too The inclusion of the Pharmaceutical Society in the Seventh Community Pharmacy Agreement …

Consumers’ group deputy head now gains a senior role on key PBS committee Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt has announced that Jo Watson, deputy chair of the Consumers Health Forum …