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Nearly two million 60-day scripts were dispensed up to the end of 2023 – but pharmacists say there’s another way to improve medicines affordability Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and health …

Rite-Aid files for bankruptcy protection; NZ co-pay abolition sees patients return to independents; FIP statement on Israel-Gaza New York, US: Pharmacy chain Rite Aid, beset by difficult trading conditions, consequences …

A new report shows that more than one in four Australians who are taking prescription medicines have had to go without…and many say their medicines aren’t affordable The Australian Healthcare …

Script co-pay a “national crisis” in NZ; UK pharmacists stressed and stores understaffed; pharmacist struck off after being coerced for free drugs UK: A pharmacist has been found to be …

Free scripts improved access during cyclone, say New Zealanders; two North American pharmacists charged over their partners’ deaths; paperwork leading to burnout in Ireland Northland, Tairāwhiti, Hawke’s Bay and Tararua, …

From the pharmacist shortage to the flood crisis, there’s never a quiet moment in the pharmacy sector To begin with, Heidi Dariz, general manager of Raven’s Recruitment, said there’s never …

Movement on the PBS co-payment cuts, plus the end of a longstanding Aussie pharmacy brand and of an accreditation body all made news this week The planned cuts to the …

Legislation to cut the maximum PBS co-payment has passed the lower house, which the Guild says will help reduce “horrible” patient decisions about going without medicines “After our legislation passing …

Online abuse of pharmacists, medicines shortages, and a glimpse into the near future made the headlines this week Medicines shortages came to the fore this week, as a survey examined …

The legislation to slash the maximum PBS co-payment has been tabled, as the rising cost of living makes it harder for many to afford their scripts The Albanese Government has …