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The Efficiency in Health research paper from the Productivity Commission has recommended Australia deregulate pharmacy: reform to the ownership and location rules are inevitable and should be undertaken within the …

The Harper Review’s final report is “muddled and intellectually lazy,” Guild executive director David Quilty writes in this week’s edition of forefront. “The final report of the Harper Competition Policy …

Australian community pharmacy is in “dire need of reform,” a prominent health economist has written. On today’s The Conversation, Philip Clarke, Professor of Health Economics at the University of Melbourne, …

The Harper Review into competition policy made waves in the pharmacy sector this week, recommending the gradual removal of the rules governing community pharmacy ownership and location. Reaction to the …

The current community pharmacy ownership and location rules are a relic of the 20th century which restrict consumer choice and can lead to “silly and perverse” outcomes, a Harper Review …

Professional Pharmacists Australia has welcomed the Competition Policy Review’s recommendation to reconsider pharmacy location rules. Professional Pharmacists Australia CEO Chris Walton is urging the government to reconsider location rules as …

The PSA has disagreed with the Competition Policy Review’s recommendations to deregulate pharmacy, saying the current system does not require fixing. The current system of community pharmacy has been proven …

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has slammed the Competition Policy Review’s recommendations to deregulate pharmacies. The current model of community pharmacy serves the nation extremely well, the Guild says in …

The Competition Policy Review has recommended the removal of current restrictions on pharmacy ownership and location. These rules are unnecessary for ensuring quality of advice and care for patients, and …