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Mandatory use of SafeScript will commence from 1 April, with a transition to the national system scheduled for mid 2020 and other jurisdictions in the works In April 2020, the …

What does the National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Bill 2019 mean for pharmacists? Stephanie McGrath investigates Following on from my article in the AJP on 31 May 2019 the National …

The US case brings to light concerns around conscientious objection at a time when a federal religious discrimination bill is being debated in Australia A woman has filed a lawsuit …

Pharmacy and medical groups have hailed legislation to introduce real time monitoring in QLD, although some have expressed concerns over potential patient backlash Queensland Minister for Health Steven Miles has …

The Australian Parliament has passed a second round of protections to strengthen privacy for My Health Record On Monday the Australian Digital Health Agency announced that the Federal Parliament had …

New legislation has been tabled by the Greens in parliament to allow for drug-testing services in the state Greens MP Rosalie Woodruff tabled the Misuse of Drugs Amendment (Drug Analysis) …

The government will be introducing further amendments to MHR, including protections for people fleeing domestic violence and tougher penalties for misuse Health Minister Greg Hunt has announced the government will …

Greg Hunt has introduced legislation strengthening privacy for My Health Record Health Minister Greg Hunt has this month introduced the My Health Records Amendment (Strengthening Privacy) Bill 2018 into Parliament. …

Karalyn Huxhagen takes aim at the price war and lack of state cooperation in pharmacist immunisation Immunisation in pharmacy definitely has reached the first stage but there is more to …

The new law, which the Pharmacy Guild says will apply to most community pharmacies, could see businesses that fail to report a breach face fines of up to $1.8 million …

New laws will see penalties of up to $630,000 for “unscrupulous” employers who knowingly underpay their employees The Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Bill 2017 will see franchisors and …

Nationwide system will replace eight separate state and territory cervical cancer registers and “outdated” bowel screening system Minister for Health Sussan Ley has announced her plan to introduce a National …