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There was a sharp rise in overall scripts processed in April compared to the same time last year, with particularly high demand for respiratory medicines Newly released data shows there …

Increased demand caused by COVID-19 has seen more medicines delivered to the community over this period than at any other time in Australia’s history, says NPSA Australian wholesalers distributed more …

Wholesalers report further easing in demand for medicines, allowing replenishment of stock and improvement across the supply chain as a whole The National Pharmaceutical Services Association – the peak body …

Small and rural pharmacies say they are still grappling with medicines shortages, but wholesalers maintain medicines have been distributed fairly and equitably where possible As small pharmacy owners express frustration …

Wholesalers given permission to work together to ensure medicine supply consistency and continuity Pharmaceutical wholesalers have been granted interim permission to undertake proactive measures to “support the continuous, fair and …

TGA advice about stock ordering casts doubt on pharmacists’ actions, says one organisation, as the NPSA issues a statement on measures to avoid shortages The National Pharmaceutical Services Association, representing …

Pharmacy’s “critical business partners” tell the true story of their value to the healthcare system as 7CPA approaches   Pharmacy, and indeed the healthcare system, could not survive with the service …

A wholesaler, a pharmacist and a direct supplier walk into a bar… Panellists debated the merits of direct distribution at the PharmaDispatch conference held in Sydney on Monday. Saul Resnick, …

Wholesalers win bipartisan support in election run-up The National Pharmaceutical Services Association (NPSA) has welcomed recent commitments by both major parties to the future of the pharmaceutical supply chain ahead …

DHL remains out of the CSO loop as accepted tenders are revealed Tenders from six distributors have been accepted for Community Service Obligation (CSO) funding, the Department of Health has …

The National Pharmaceutical Services Association has welcomed new CSO operational guidelines, while a tender has opened for access to the CSO funding pool The new CSO deeds prohibit new exclusive …

Exclusive direct supply leaves patients exposed to single-point failure in PBS supply, says NPSA If monopoly supply arrangements between manufacturers and pharmacies continue, there will be no back-ups to protect …