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Several stakeholders have taken aim at pharmacy this week… but others have expressed support for what pharmacists do The ACTU has called for changes to employment rules which would see …

Disappearing reports into the pharmacy sector are a sign that “the pharmacy industry has far too great an influence on its own regulation,” says David Leyonhjelm The Liberal Democratic Party …

The pharmacist union has criticised a health amendment bill that removed the location rules sunset clause Three weeks ago, the National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits – Budget and Other Measures) …

Critics of the location rules just don’t understand them, says the Guild’s executive director In this week’s edition of Forefront, David Quilty writes that the Guild welcomed the passage through …

The Government should “reconsider its commitment to the Pharmacy Rules,” a Senate inquiry into red tape has found The Select Committee on Red Tape has handed down an interim report …

It’s been a busy week in Canberra—for the pharmacy sector as well as for those interested in the private life of embattled Nationals leader Barnaby Joyce We saw the sunset …

“Certainty and stability” ensured, Guild believes as bill passes both houses   The National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits – Budget and Other Measures) Bill 2017 has now passed through the Senate, …

Guild welcomes removal of location rules sunset clause as PBS bill passes lower house The amended PBS bill, to which a number of Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement-linked initiatives were tied, …

A Tasmanian pharmacy that had two concurrent premises has lost an appeal in the Federal Court, after a judge found it was trying to get around location rules In March …

The pharmacy sector has reacted strongly to a discussion of whether the ownership and location rules constitute red tape which is holding pharmacy back Last week, the AJP covered questions …

As we head towards Christmas, we take a look at the last week in community pharmacy Direct supply continues to be a problem for the sector: the Pharmacy Guild’s David …

The Guild’s David Quilty has defended the ownership and location rules to the Senate’s red tape inquiry Pharmacy stakeholders including the Guild, Pharmacy Board and PSA, as well as industry …