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NSW guild president slams comments that pharmacies are not competitive, adding the current system benefits the big discounters The community pharmacy “pile-on” during the current negotiations for the Seventh Community …

A leading pharmacist has criticised former ACCC chief Graeme Samuel’s latest attack on the community pharmacy sector In the latest of a series of criticisms of the regulations governing community …

Chemist Warehouse and media supporters have been knocking heads with the Pharmacy Guild over the potential for free scripts from the discount giant Earlier this week, News Corp national health …

A former ACCC head has called on Australians to contact pollies about relaxing location rules in the name of lower prices – a suggestion welcomed by Chemist Warehouse But the …

ACCC hearing against Ramsay Health Care set to kick off this month A hearing is expected to begin this week on the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) case against Ramsay …

Pharmacy regulations stuck in the “horse and buggy” era, report claims The changing nature of community pharmacy ownership and structure has not been met by similar updates to regulation of …

Chemist Warehouse was unable to raise a significant bank loan against its annual turnover – thanks to the ownership rules, it says The exact figures are redacted in the group’s …

The ACCC is seeking special leave to appeal the dismissal of its allegations against Pfizer Australia The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is seeking leave from the High Court to …

ACCC loses its appeal against a ruling rejecting a case over Pfizer’s steps to secure pharmacy business     The Federal Court of Australia has rejected an appeal by the Australian Competition …

Karumba Pharmacy in North Queensland has been named the winner of the Pharmacy Guild’s 2018 video competition for rural and remote pharmacies across Australia The competition gave rural and remote …

My Chemist Retail Group, which includes Chemist Warehouse, holds nearly a full third of the entire community pharmacy market, according to a new report  Intensifying competition between traditional stores and …

A new report from the Grattan Institute has called for the deregulation of pharmacy in the name of enhancing competition Competition in Australia: Too Little of a Good Thing? looks …