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Move pharmacy to the forefront of medicinal cannabis supply as obstacles continue to block patient access, MPs argue More needs to be done to ensure Australian consumers can access approved …

We’ve already done enough for pharmacy: government responds to call for pharmacy hazard allowance by asserting its previous support for the profession The Federal Government has not offered any additional …

Government to investigate the chances for more home-grown medicines manufacturing in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic Federal industry minister Karen Andrews wants to kick off talks with pharmaceutical companies …

The Government’s current narrow focus on 60-day dispensing and the $1 discount is doing little to ease fears that universal access to medicines is under threat from its determination to …

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 …