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Doctors’ group calls for non-pharmacist ownership, and alleges political interference related to 60-day dispensing, in submission to review The Australian Medical Association (AMA) has again called for the abolishment of …

A health stakeholder has suggested there’s a conflict of interest in retail pharmacies, and that CPA projects and remuneration are dictated by the Guild Anthony Tassone, Victorian branch president of …

Federal Court affirms unsuccessful challenge to Health Minister’s discretionary powers must be paid by applicant A pharmacy owner who opposed the Health Minister’s discretionary power in allowing pharmaceutical benefits to …

Sarah Stoddart explores this pharmacy’s challenge to the exercise of ministerial discretion The Federal Court of Australia has dismissed an application challenging the Minister for Health’s discretionary power to approve …

Prices quoted in a series of News Corp articles slamming community pharmacy were wrong, says the owner of one of the pharmacies targeted, as Chemist Warehouse slams the location rules …

One stakeholder has urged pharmacists not to let “cynical attacks” get them down, as a series of articles claims some patients are “footing the bill” on medicines prices and enriching …

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 …