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The Federal Health Minister has ‘struck a deal’ with suppliers to bring hydroxychloroquine into Australia to treat hospital patients infected with COVID-19 Speaking on A Current Affair this week, Federal …

Government passes emergency measures to ensure patients affected by bushfires can access PBS subsidy for medicines when doctor’s script not immediately available Continued dispensing arrangements have been extended to PBS …

ACT follows suit in granting pharmacists special authority to supply emergency medicine ACT pharmacists can now supply a standard pack of most prescription-only medicines without a script to patients affected …

A bill is being considered to give the government more powers to investigate PBS and MBS fraud, including claims for medicines that have not been supplied Health Minister Greg Hunt …

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) …

Greg Hunt criticised in mainstream media over medicines that have not been subsidised – but he emphasises the government cannot compel sponsors to list medicines on PBS “Tens of thousands …

Government to invest $3 million to examine the benefits of medicinal cannabis for management of pain, symptoms and side effects in cancer patients The Federal Government is investing $3 million …

Call for Federal, State and Territory governments to work together to promote pharmacists’ role, and ‘nurture’ the 5700-strong community pharmacy network The PBS is a strong system of universal access …

Health Minister to open PSA’s national conference this Friday Federal Health Minister the Hon Greg Hunt MP will officially open the PSA19 conference in Sydney on Friday 26 July. PSA …

It was also ‘perplexed’ about the Health Minister’s decision to announce dual listing of medicines without consultation There has been a concerning lack of consultation regarding significant decisions that have …

Hunt has responded in Parliament to a petition to extend government payment of s100 co-payments citing state and territory jurisdiction, the PBS and the $1 pharmacy discount In February this …

Get your #APP2019 highlights here! Day One of the conference opened with a traditional smoking ceremony; the jam-packed day included addresses by Health Minister Greg Hunt and Opposition Health Minister …