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location rules


A new report from the Grattan Institute has called for the deregulation of pharmacy in the name of enhancing competition Competition in Australia: Too Little of a Good Thing? looks …

A groundswell of support from locals and politicians has seen a Mundaring pharmacy finally get its PBS approval number The town of Mundaring is bisected by the Great Eastern Highway, …

It’s been a busy week, with several pieces of legislation affecting pharmacy The guarantee to preserve existing pharmacy location rules was among several measures tabled in Federal Parliament this week, …

A continuation of existing pharmacy location rule provisions is among the 2017 Budget amendments tabled in Parliament this week The measures are part of the National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits – …

Yen Yab’s pharmacy has been sitting empty since January… thanks to a quirk of the location rules Waverley Family Healthcare has submitted a petition to Health Minister Greg Hunt asking …

Chemist Warehouse has strongly argued against location rules and removal of the $1 co-payment discount in its interim report submission Group commercial manager Damien Gance has written a response to …

The King Review has been “hijacked” by ideology and economic theorising, the Pharmacy Guild says In its formal response to the Interim Report on the Review of Pharmacy Remuneration and …

Minister confirms a range of initiatives to boost pharmacy’s primary care role The Federal government is moving to give certainty to community pharmacy over location rules, Health Minister Greg Hunt …

Pharmacists could be forgiven for having an identity crisis this week, after a slew of analogies were used to criticise the sector First, pharmacists’ scope of practice was compared to …

An article accusing pharmacists of “raking it in while the public suffers” has been condemned by the Guild Pharmacy Guild national president George Tambassis has written to the Courier-Mail to …

The Guild has welcomed Budget measures such as a solution to the risk share issue and improved 6CPA community pharmacy programs It also welcomed the Government’s willingness to review the …

The Senate has passed a bill of changes for pharmacists covering disaster processes, date of death entitlements The National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Bill 2016 was passed by the Senate …