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As some parts of the nation under lockdown take steps to open up, rapid antigen testing in pharmacy was big news… and so were suggested changes to the PBS copay …

The Guild has reportedly “declared war” on discounters like Chemist Warehouse, which says the suggested copay reduction would be a “backward step for consumers” General patients would pay a $19 …

The New Zealand media warns of a “bloodbath” in the pharmacy sector, as Chemist Warehouse advertises for staff in two new locations Stuff reports that the Australian discount giant is …

Hunt has responded in Parliament to a petition to extend government payment of s100 co-payments citing state and territory jurisdiction, the PBS and the $1 pharmacy discount In February this …

PPA has sided with the Guild and King Report recommendation to ditch the $1 optional discount in favour of a $1 reduction in co-payments for all patients Pharmacists’ union PPA …

Medicines affordability will be top of mind for Labor should it win office, says Catherine King, saying the party supports full scope of practice Shadow Minister for Health Catherine King …

Could a reduction in out-of-pocket costs for PBS scripts help alleviate Australians’ growing concerns about the cost of living? The Pharmacy Guild believes it could This week Fairfax media outlets …

British “pharmacist” detained on suspicion of working with Islamic State; Rite Aid reacts to distribution centre shooting; likely end to US pharmacy “gag clause” Syria: A British man has been …

As we pass the halfway mark in the life of the Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement, we look at how it’s worked for pharmacy. By Chris Brooker Remember the Sixth Community …

Angelo Pricolo examines the main reasons patients cease, or don’t access, therapies for opioid dependence… and why many pharmacies don’t offer it We know that about 50,000 people in Australia …

Cuts to Brazil’s medicines funding; UK bankruptcy risk; inspections under-resourced in India Brazil: Pharmacies are being cut from Brazil’s “Farmácia Popular” or “People’s Pharmacy” program, a federal initiative which provides …

Less than 10% of consumer respondents to a King Review survey deliberately chose a pharmacy to obtain the $1 copayment discount The controversial optional $1 copayment discount has not been …