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Pharmaceutical manufacturer ditches direct distribution model for CSO wholesalers in move driven by pharmacist feedback AstraZeneca has announced it will exit its exclusive-direct distribution arrangements and return supply of its …

Pharmacy’s “critical business partners” tell the true story of their value to the healthcare system as 7CPA approaches   Pharmacy, and indeed the healthcare system, could not survive with the service …

Wholesalers win bipartisan support in election run-up The National Pharmaceutical Services Association (NPSA) has welcomed recent commitments by both major parties to the future of the pharmaceutical supply chain ahead …

Guild lauds pharmacy budget boost as AHI fee, CSO payments, DAAs and medication management gain extra funds The Pharmacy Guild of Australia says it “welcomes confirmation that the Budget will …

DHL remains out of the CSO loop as accepted tenders are revealed Tenders from six distributors have been accepted for Community Service Obligation (CSO) funding, the Department of Health has …

Sigma and NPSA’s Mark Hooper has said he hopes for a swift resolution of the API/Sigma merger, and addressed the potential for DHL to enter the CSO Mr Hooper, president …

The National Pharmaceutical Services Association has welcomed new CSO operational guidelines, while a tender has opened for access to the CSO funding pool The new CSO deeds prohibit new exclusive …

Exclusive direct supply leaves patients exposed to single-point failure in PBS supply, says NPSA If monopoly supply arrangements between manufacturers and pharmacies continue, there will be no back-ups to protect …

The CEO of one of Australia’s leading pharmaceutical distributors says he wishes a solution had been organised “yesterday” Exclusive supply of medicines is still a “very big issue”, says Richard …

Medicines wholesalers are warning that some current supply arrangements are undermining the CSO’s structure Without urgent action to stamp out monopolies in the nation’s medicine supply chain, access to essential …

The Department of Health has announced a CSO review that will look at exclusive supply arrangements, among other things The review into the Community Service Obligation (CSO) for pharmaceutical wholesalers, …

Guild backs NPSA and calls for PBS listing of medicines to be conditional on supply through CSO wholesalers Action is needed to protect Australia’s struggling medicine wholesale section, speakers at …