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The CHF wants an urgent increase in Newstart payments for single people, saying recipients often cannot afford to access health care, including medicines In its submission to the Senate Inquiry …

A Channel Nine news report featuring claims that consumers want pharmacy to be deregulated has been criticised by pharmacists Channel Nine reporter Emily Rice took a look at the price …

This week saw more of “pharmacy bashing season,” as Chemist Warehouse and doctors criticised the existing regulations Chemist Warehouse chief operating officer Mario Tascone told the mainstream media that if …

Chemist Warehouse and media supporters have been knocking heads with the Pharmacy Guild over the potential for free scripts from the discount giant Earlier this week, News Corp national health …

The Pharmacy Guild has condemned a News Corp article which stated that remuneration to pharmacies is just for “chemists to stick a label on drugs” A Herald Sun article by …

The Pharmacy Guild has spoken out saying it has been misrepresented in the mainstream media, following recent reports on the location rules and medicines pricing The Pharmacy Guild has commented …

Could a reduction in out-of-pocket costs for PBS scripts help alleviate Australians’ growing concerns about the cost of living? The Pharmacy Guild believes it could This week Fairfax media outlets …

As trade ministers meet in Hawaii on 28-31 July in an effort to finalise the Trans Pacific Partnership, the Public Health Association of Australia and other stakeholders say that lives …

The latest round of price disclosure related price changes, which will come into effect on 1 October, 2015, have been announced. The chemotherapy drug capecitabine is to see a 52% …

Nine out of ten Australians believe that cheap, generic medicines include the same ingredients as more expensive products—but many still trust the big name brands more, Canstar Blue has found. …

The Pharmacy Guild has welcomed a report from Choice released today titled ‘A better deal on drugs’ comparing pharmacies and supermarkets on price, range and value in relation to a …

Pharmacies offer overall better prices on open-selling medicines, according to a new report from Choice – as well as better customer service. Choice compared the prices of common medicines available …