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We profile pharmacists who are standing for Parliament in the 2019 Federal election. First we speak to current MP, Emma McBride Candidate profile: Emma McBride Party: Labor Seat: Dobell, NSW (sitting member) …

Pharmacists should be notified when and why a drug is being prescribed off-label says MP who has called for an inquiry into the practice A federal MP, whose daughter suffered …

Opposition leader Bill Shorten has signalled long-term certainty for the future of community pharmacy, and promised 7CPA preparations will start “early on” if Labor is elected Labor leader Bill Shorten …

New legislation has been tabled by the Greens in parliament to allow for drug-testing services in the state Greens MP Rosalie Woodruff tabled the Misuse of Drugs Amendment (Drug Analysis) …

Federal Parliamentarians have paid their respects to a pharmacist who was a minister in the Whitlam government Federal Parliament has this week paid respect to the honourable Joseph Max Berinson, …

Guild welcomes removal of location rules sunset clause as PBS bill passes lower house The amended PBS bill, to which a number of Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement-linked initiatives were tied, …

New Ministers appointed to health, business portfolios Some new faces will be occupying ministerial positions in portfolios of relevance to community pharmacy after Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced his Cabinet …

Amendments to allow easier importing of medicinal cannabis go before Parliament as government tactics described as an “utter disgrace” The Federal Government’s decision to defy the Senate and continue to …

A continuation of existing pharmacy location rule provisions is among the 2017 Budget amendments tabled in Parliament this week The measures are part of the National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits – …

Government condemned over ‘tough love’ drug testing policy by Opposition Health Minister in Parliament—but Senate has recommended it be passed A Senate committee has recommended the “welfare reform” bill behind …