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Bill to reduce PBS safety net thresholds from 1 January 2020 has now passed both Houses, but Labor criticises government on medicines costs The National Health Amendment (Safety Net Thresholds) …

Patients at risk of “exploitative manipulation” from medicines lobbyists if PBS politicisation continues, doctor tells parliament Arguments have continued to rage in Federal Parliament over claims of the apparent politicisation …

Medicines underspend is helping prop up our budget surplus, says pharmacist MP as parties take potshots over PBS bill There was acrimonious debate in Federal Parliament last week over proposed …

PBS a huge area of savings compared to other government-administered services including medical and hospital costs Costs of essential goods and services are climbing at twice the rate of inflation, …

What were the ten most read stories in pharmacy over the last month? Battles between the Pharmacy Guild and the Federal Government, stories about the financial arrangements of Chemist Warehouse/My …

After a whirlwind week in politics, Greg Hunt has managed to hold onto the Health portfolio Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced his new ministry on Sunday, with some big changes …

In an inquiry submission, the PSA objects to deregulation and calls on the Qld government to “carefully consider” international evidence on the subject The Queensland government is currently holding an …

A trip down memory lane to look at how government, business and pharmacy itself helped sink the front-of-shop ‘chemist only’ product, by Ralph Tapping Younger pharmacists will have some difficulty …

Federal Government reportedly resists Guild push for dispensing fee increase The Pharmacy Guild of Australia is believed to be in dispute with the Federal government over its push for an …

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia yesterday gave evidence to the Senate Economics Legislation committee inquiry into the National Health Amendment Bill, and said it wants a “timely” passage of the Bill through the …