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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 …

Guild condemns PBS price fixing suggestion as article accuses pharmacies of overcharging The King Review interim report is a “damning” one which demonstrates that “chemists have been overcharging customers for …

The Pharmacy Guild has condemned a News Corp article which has claimed that “greedy chemists” are failing to pass on the discount on prescription copayments of up to $1 “You should …

The number of people deferring access to prescribed medication due to cost has remained steady, at 7.6% of the population The Productivity Commission’s Report on Government Services 2016 found that …