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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 …

A CHF spokesperson writing in the Guardian has taken aim at the Pharmacy Guild as media pile-on continues Communications Director for the Consumers Health Forum Mark Metherell has penned a …

Several options in the King Review Interim Report, if ever implemented, could put community pharmacy at risk, says the Guild The Guild says that from the time of the Review’s …

Consumer group leaders say CMI is still not being provided adequately and changes may be needed     The provision of CMI by pharmacists is once again being questioned by …

The Consumers Health Forum says pharmacists are jeopardising their authority as health professionals by promoting unproven complementary medicines In a call to “end the marketing practices that can mislead people …

Government should scrap co-pay increases and move to electronic recording, CHF says The Federal Government should reform the PBS safety net so consumers with high usage of PBS medicines have …

The decision to upschedule codeine medications highlights the need for more effective pain management services, the Consumers Health Forum and Painaustralia say. Both CHF and Painaustralia have opposed making codeine …

Location, ownership rules and Guild-government agreements all in the firing line for CHF A major shake-up to pharmacy regulations are needed to move the profession into a more central role …

The Consumers Health Forum, which holds pharmacy reform as a key priority, has welcomed Sussan Ley’s “receptive” response to its call for consumer-lead health solutions Pharmacy reform “to support new …

But deregulation is still on the CHF agenda The Consumers Health Forum has outlined its election stance on pharmacists’ role in primary health In addition to their call for a …