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It’s been a busy week for the pharmacy profession, as we head towards next week’s World Pharmacists Day Queensland passed legislation which brings the state one step closer to real …

Supermarkets are only interested in the most profitable areas of pharmacy, one sector leader has warned, as marketing experts write in favour of deregulation In a piece in The Conversation, …

This week saw more of “pharmacy bashing season,” as Chemist Warehouse and doctors criticised the existing regulations Chemist Warehouse chief operating officer Mario Tascone told the mainstream media that if …

Sigma is entering a “growth phase where we have few business constraints” following the end of its contract with Chemist Warehouse Sigma has announced its financial results for the six …

Amid a storm of negative media about pharmacy, one writer took a different stance, asking Australians to “cherish the local chemist” In the leadup to the Seventh Community Pharmacy Agreement, …

A convenience store stakeholder says these stores could sell beer and wine as well as contain a dispensary and pharmacist Following a week’s worth of commentary in the mainstream media …

Community pharmacists share concerns about Ramsay’s claim it will be able to offer services where it is not economically viable for others to go Earlier this month, Ramsay Pharmacy CEO …

The week may have ended with all eyes on Canberra, but it began with a pharmacy focus in Brisbane At the start of the week, the Queensland Parliamentary Inquiry into …

Recent comments by Chemist Warehouse’s Damian Gance could undermine the credibility of the profession, writes Paul Jaffar The Inquiry into the establishment of a pharmacy council and pharmacy ownership in …

Many of the arguments voiced by those in favour of current pharmacy ownership laws are “truly grounded in self-interest being disguised as community care,” says Gance CWH co-founder Damian Gance …

The pharmacy sector has reacted strongly to a discussion of whether the ownership and location rules constitute red tape which is holding pharmacy back Last week, the AJP covered questions …

The Guild’s David Quilty has defended the ownership and location rules to the Senate’s red tape inquiry Pharmacy stakeholders including the Guild, Pharmacy Board and PSA, as well as industry …