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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 …

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 Consumers Health Forum wants to be part of the 7CPA negotiations, says CEO Leanne Wells According to the CHF, the “Government has left open the prospect of the Consumers …

The consumer advocacy group is calling for a sweeping range of changes across healthcare policy In its election manifesto released on Tuesday 7 June, the Consumers Health Forum (CHF) has …

The Consumers Health Forum has expressed its concerns about the issue of substitution of biological medicines with biosimilars, at a meeting called by the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee. CEO of …

The Grattan Institute report into pharmaceutical premium pricing policy highlights “unnecessarily high” costs to patients and taxpayers of a health system it describes as complex and labyrinthine, says the Consumers …

The Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement was signed on Wednesday, and reaction has been mostly positive, with a few exceptions. Most industry commentators praised the Guild’s introduction of the new Administration, …

Despite Health Minister Sussan Ley’s comments yesterday that the Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement and the Agreement with generics manufacturers would result in cheaper medicines for consumers, the Consumers Health Forum …

The Consumer Health Forum has demanded the Federal Government ensures that if it supports an extended range of services for pharmacists, any fee for service items must not be included …