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CAPS looking to take the fight to Labor at next weekend’s Dunkley by-election with Ben Casey-clad pharmacists at polling booths  Representatives of the Community and Pharmacy Support Group (CAPS) are …

CAPS not confident that the Guild and government will reach a fair deal before the next tranche of 60-day dispensing starts  Pharmacy owners are being urged to write to Labor …

CAPS demands update on Eighth Community Pharmacy Agreement negotiations  Community pharmacists are being urged to contact Labor backbenchers over the weekend to push the government to provide information about the Eighth …

Conservative lobby set to campaign alongside disgruntled pharmacists against Labor in Dunkley by-election  Advance Australia is reportedly planning to spend $200,000 in a bid to swing the Victorian seat away …

Advocacy group aims to weaponise white coats to secure fair 8CPA  Pharmacists in electorates heading into federal by-elections are being urged to harness the power of their white coats to …

Concerns grow that 8CPA will not be signed in time for 1 March start  Silence from all parties involved in negotiations for the Eighth Community Pharmacy Agreement (8CPA) suggests a …

Pharmacists are set to protest outside Parliament House on the first sitting day of 2024 if the profession is not reassured that progress is being made to deliver the Eight Community …

Government faces accusation of “gamifying” the PBS Safety Net with its 60-day dispensing policy  Efforts to curb medicines waste and stockpiling by amending the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) Safety Net …

Our readers have nominated their heroes, and we’ve chosen 10 who represent the range and scope, and reality of pharmacy in 2023 It’s been a very difficult, indeed, traumatic year …

Pharmacy owners are being urged to educate local politicians about the work community pharmacists do, as negotiations for the Eighth Community Pharmacy Agreement (8CPA) continue  With the deadline for the …

Health Minister faces accusations of downplaying the detrimental effects of the government’s 60-day dispensing policy  Double dispensing is failing to deliver cost-of-living savings trumpeted by the government, the Community and …

Funding for several professional services could be stripped from the Eighth Community Pharmacy Agreement (8CPA)   Home Medicines Reviews (HMRs), MedsCheck and a number of other services could be abolished …