Posts in tag

Harper review


A “fundamental conflict of interest” involving Chemist Warehouse has compromised the independence of the Pharmacy Remuneration and Regulation Review, the Pharmacy Guild says. It plans to pursue a Freedom of …

The Pharmacy Guild has again slammed the findings of the Competition Policy Review following the Government’s release of its response to the review. The Government will partly or wholly adopt …

Profit would be put ahead of patients and professional services if large-scale corporate ownership of community pharmacies was permitted as recommended by the Harper Review, says PSA national president Grant …

Professor Ian Harper has exposed a “glaring weakness” in his prescription for a de-regulated pharmacy market – consumers may have to pay more, not less, for their medicines under his …

The Harper Review’s final report is “muddled and intellectually lazy,” Guild executive director David Quilty writes in this week’s edition of forefront. “The final report of the Harper Competition Policy …

The Harper Review into competition policy made waves in the pharmacy sector this week, recommending the gradual removal of the rules governing community pharmacy ownership and location. Reaction to the …

The current community pharmacy ownership and location rules are a relic of the 20th century which restrict consumer choice and can lead to “silly and perverse” outcomes, a Harper Review …