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Speaking at APP2017, the Minister for Health addressed location rules, risk share arrangements and more Minister Greg Hunt addressed delegates on Thursday morning in opening the conference on the Gold …

Pharmacy stakeholders have slammed calls for further PBS cuts in a new Grattan report The Pharmacy Guild says it “completely rejects” the headline assertion of the report, which is titled Cutting …

Low wages, lack of jobs, lack of recognition, discounters … what concerns you the most? There are always pressures in pharmacy, whether financial, professional or personal. We’ve heard about concerns …

The Australian Community Pharmacy Authority has been ordered to reconsider its rejection of an application to supply pharmaceutical benefits from a WA medical centre An initial application for a pharmacy …

It’s been a long battle for the Dawesville Chemmart, but more than 18 months after it first opened, the WA pharmacy has finally been granted its PBS approval number. Health …

The National Health Amendments (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Bill 2016 has been read for the second time, proposing changes which will make life easier for PBS pharmacies affected by disaster. Flexibility regarding …

Locals from the outer Newcastle suburb of Fletcher have signed a petition to have their only pharmacy, the Your Chemist Shop Fletcher, approved as a PBS pharmacy. Currently the pharmacy …

Pharmacy Guild of Australia’s Victorian branch president, Anthony Tassone, responds to comments by Dr Evan Ackermann This is the second part of a two-part rebuttal published on the AJP. Read part …

Chemist Warehouse and the Pharmacy Guild of Australia go head-to-head on location rules in their Pharmacy Review submissions Both the giant pharmacy chain and membership organisation commissioned analyses of the …

Should they be left alone, tweaked or scrapped altogether? King Review submissions reveal a variety of opinions So far the Review of Pharmacy Remuneration and Regulation has received and published …

Abolishing location rules would be ‘stupid policy’, Stephen King argues, but modifications are likely   It would be “extremely surprising” if the Pharmacy Remuneration and Regulation Review panel recommended abolishing …

A leading economist has backed the existing location and ownership rules of community pharmacy. Delivering the annual Judy Liauw address at the Pharmacy Connect conference in Sydney, economist Professor Henry …