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Three pharmacists to front tribunal over dispensing practices The Health Care Complaints Commission (HCCC) is prosecuting complaints against three pharmacists over their dispensing practices, the AJP heard at the NSW …

Mixed messages from the Department of Health over two-month prescriptions, as new documents say pharmacist mark-ups will impact consumer and taxpayer savings New Department of Health documents reveal that two-month …

Sign-off on 60 day dispensing, consumer group tells the government as signs build that agreement is set to go overtime  The federal government should implement an expert recommendation to ease …

It’s time to move Australian community pharmacy to a new payment model that rewards time spent with patients, but how would it work? Current pharmacy dispensing-based payment models disincentivise patient …

A majority of Australian pharmacists are in favour of pharmacy playing a dispensing role in physician-assisted suicide, providing there is a clear legislative framework  The first study to specifically examined …

Pharmacy group estimates average loss of $85k in gross profit per pharmacy if 60-day dispensing proposal goes forward With the 60-day dispensing proposal still on the table, the Rural Pharmacy …

7CPA should fund pharmacists for counselling, not just for dispensing, researchers say Rather than fee-for-service funding that encourages pharmacies to maximise their revenue by dispensing many prescriptions quickly, pharmacists should …

A pharmacist has been reprimanded and her registration suspended for three months after she dispensed large amounts of anabolic steroids prescribed to one patient by two doctors A Melbourne pharmacist …

PSA goes to bat for Guild stance on pharmacy regulation as RACGP president argues longer scripts and machine dispensing would ‘improve compliance’ Location rules and pharmacy ownership regulations are good …

RACGP head calls for six-month dispensing, cuts to dispensing fees in discussion about scope of practice Doctor and pharmacist group heads have debated pharmacist scope of practice, dispensing and complementary …

There are potential public safety risks from consumers’ medicines being identifiable after dispensing, reminds authority There are regulations for the transfer of dispensed medicines throughout a pharmacy in open baskets, …

RACGP and CHF have called on the Federal government to rethink its 60-day dispense decision, but the Guild tells doctors to stop ‘meddling in pharmacy matters’ The Royal Australian College …