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One stakeholder has urged pharmacists not to let “cynical attacks” get them down, as a series of articles claims some patients are “footing the bill” on medicines prices and enriching …

A Guild leader says the organisation will do “whatever it takes” to defend the current pharmacy model, as Amazon applies for another health trademark Amazon has reportedly filed an application …

The AMA has called for the relaxation of pharmacy ownership laws, saying this would improve access to medications On Monday the AMA released its updated Position Statement on the Ethical …

A law professor and privacy expert has warned that a “handful” of players could dominate the pharmacy market if the current regulations are scrapped The AMA recently created a working …

The AMA’s national president has accused the pharmacy sector of bullying the Health Minister and selling old vaccines In an often-fiery debate about scope of practice and the Community Pharmacy …

Greg Hunt has again said no to non-pharmacist ownership, but a leading doctor has condemned “protectionism” in the sector This week, the AMA announced that it had created a working …

The AMA is calling for a move away from community pharmacy as the vehicle for dispensing medicines in rural and regional areas Along with incorporating pharmacy services into general practice …

People calling for relaxation of the location rules are “motivated by self-interest and profit,” says the Guild’s leader, noting the timing Following a number of recent mainstream media reports in …

Scope of practice was the key issue in pharmacy this week, with a new policy paper from the Guild and anger from doctors The Pharmacy Guild launched a new policy …

The Guild’s Anthony Tassone says a former ACCC chief is doing Chemist Warehouse’s bidding by publicly criticising pharmacy rules The latest stakeholder to take to the mainstream media to call …

A convenience store stakeholder says these stores could sell beer and wine as well as contain a dispensary and pharmacist Following a week’s worth of commentary in the mainstream media …

A convenience store stakeholder is urging Australia to look towards the Japanese experience and allow dispensing and health consults in the channel Following a report in Fairfax Media over the …