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Outer suburbs petition Parliament to advise Minister on using location rule discretionary power Federal Parliament has heard a petition from the citizens of some outer Sydney suburbs claiming pharmacy location …

The head of a recent pharmacy review has weighed into the debate over the regulations governing the sector, saying the location rules don’t serve the public interest In the latest …

The location rules won’t be relaxed, and there’ll be a guarantee on risk share, the Health Minister has told pharmacists Speaking at the Pharmacy Guild of Australia’s Parliamentary Dinner in …

A law professor and privacy expert has warned that a “handful” of players could dominate the pharmacy market if the current regulations are scrapped The AMA recently created a working …

The AMA’s national president has accused the pharmacy sector of bullying the Health Minister and selling old vaccines In an often-fiery debate about scope of practice and the Community Pharmacy …

Greg Hunt has again said no to non-pharmacist ownership, but a leading doctor has condemned “protectionism” in the sector This week, the AMA announced that it had created a working …

An AMA state councillor has attacked what it calls the “open secret” of complex pharmacy ownership structures, as well as discount chains and alternative therapies Writing on the AMA WA’s …

People calling for relaxation of the location rules are “motivated by self-interest and profit,” says the Guild’s leader, noting the timing Following a number of recent mainstream media reports in …

Scope of practice was the key issue in pharmacy this week, with a new policy paper from the Guild and anger from doctors The Pharmacy Guild launched a new policy …

The Guild’s Anthony Tassone says a former ACCC chief is doing Chemist Warehouse’s bidding by publicly criticising pharmacy rules The latest stakeholder to take to the mainstream media to call …

A convenience store stakeholder says these stores could sell beer and wine as well as contain a dispensary and pharmacist Following a week’s worth of commentary in the mainstream media …

A convenience store stakeholder is urging Australia to look towards the Japanese experience and allow dispensing and health consults in the channel Following a report in Fairfax Media over the …