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Nearly two million 60-day scripts were dispensed up to the end of 2023 – but pharmacists say there’s another way to improve medicines affordability Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and health …

What stories had our readers taking to their keyboards recently? Here’s a roundup of what you had to say After Maurice Hickey, head of policy at the Pharmaceutical Defence Association …

Since double dispensing was announced, more pharmacies have applied for approval than have had approvals cancelled In last week’s Senate Estimates hearing on Community Affairs, Tasmanian Labor Senator Anne Urquhart …

Opposition health spokesperson Anne Ruston has grilled health representatives over 60-day dispensing’s impact modelling – and how many 60-day scripts have been written? At a Senate Estimates hearing on Thursday …

Protests against 60-day dispensing are set to continue, says CAPS – but what do readers think? In our most recent poll, the AJP asked whether it was time for members …

Double dispensing is still ranking high in the headlines, plus organisations are looking for some key members The Community and Pharmacy Support Group claimed that Wesfarmers‘ InstantScripts had set to …

Two weeks after the policy came into play, emotions are still running high about 60-day dispensing. But is it time to stop protesting? The Community and Pharmacy Support Group, following …

It was a busy week in Canberra, as pharmacists rallied against 60-day dispensing and voiced their displeasure According to CAPS, around 2,500 pharmacists from around the country gathered outside Parliament …

One pharmacy owner shares how 60-day dispensing is affecting the mental health of members of the profession – with pharmacists bearing the brunt of patient confusion At the Community and …

House of Reps speaker calls alleged pharmacist behaviour “unacceptable,” as the health minister criticises the Coalition over the incident Milton Dick, speaker of the House of Representatives, issued a warning …

Pharmacists are being encouraged to send incorrect 60-day prescriptions to their MPs At a Community and Pharmacy Support Group (CAPS) rally outside Parliament House in Canberra on Monday, 4 September, …

Pharmacists walk out of the public gallery during Question Time, and opposition deputy told to leave chamber “for defending the pharmacy industry” Following Monday (4 September 2023)’s Community and Pharmacy …