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Should only registered pharmacists be able to dispense therapeutic goods? Following the “great sensation amongst the druggists in this city” – namely, a lawsuit over wrongful dispensing – pharmacists of …

The Victorian Pharmacy Authority says it is “prepared to act in accordance with its powers” when it comes to issues around pharmacy ownership In its latest circular, the VPA noted …

Leading pharmacist demands protection for the ownership rules in asking for scrutiny of the Chemist Warehouse-Sigma reverse listing The Pharmacy Guild of Australia Queensland Branch has issued a statement expressing …

National newspaper urges government to reconsider pharmacy ownership rules, as Guild leader warns double dispensing forecasts may be optimistic  The government is being urged to call out “the hypocrisy of …

Doctors may have gotten their way when it comes to 60-day dispensing… what else are they asking for? The Australian Medical Association has released a “checklist for cheaper medicines,” following …

Pharmacists in NSW will see their scope of practice expand no matter who wins this month’s state election  Letters from the leaders of the state’s two major parties to the …

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 …