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Doctors’ group calls for non-pharmacist ownership, and alleges political interference related to 60-day dispensing, in submission to review The Australian Medical Association (AMA) has again called for the abolishment of …

The Pharmacy Guild has been accused of “moral bankruptcy” over the ownership rules, as Woollies bids on API and the ACCC begins its investigation into the Wesfarmers bid for the …

A health stakeholder has suggested there’s a conflict of interest in retail pharmacies, and that CPA projects and remuneration are dictated by the Guild Anthony Tassone, Victorian branch president of …

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 …