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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 …

What might happen if supermarkets enter the pharmacy industry? asks Michael Rhodes Much debate has arisen about what happens next in the pharmacy industry and regrettably, some think the current …

An article calling for supermarket ownership of pharmacies, dumping of CPAs and minimum $100K salary for experienced pharmacists has drawn the ire of industry reps Published online, the piece has …

Faster access to new drugs doesn’t always mean better treatment Weaker regulatory standards in the US can impact health everywhere. from shutterstock.com Narcyz Ghinea, University of Sydney and Wendy Lipworth, …

Costco Wholesale to pay US$11.75 million to settle allegations of lax pharmacy controls, including the filling improper and incomplete scripts The incident highlights the benefits of the Australian pharmacist ownership …

Low wages, lack of jobs, lack of recognition, discounters … what concerns you the most? There are always pressures in pharmacy, whether financial, professional or personal. We’ve heard about concerns …

Former Pharmacy Guild of Australia national president Kos Sclavos has compared people who support pharmacy deregulation to ‘flat earthers’ Speaking at the Guild Pharmacy Assistant National Conference on the Gold …