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The PBS safety net is set to reduce shortly, providing relief for patients as the cost of living skyrockets The Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme’s publications team has issued a reminder that …

Oral antiviral Paxlovid to be added to the PBS from 1 May as a treatment for COVID-19 Community pharmacists can expect to see PBS-subsidised scripts of the oral anti-viral medicine …

Discounted PBS prices, World Pharmacists Day and the post-Guild career path of George Tambassis led the list of stories our readers were reading over the last month  These were the …

As part of its PBS listing, an anaphylaxis treatment is set to be “a-flagged” Anapen 500 (500 microgram/0.3mL), Anapen 300 (300 microgram/0.3mL) and Anapen Junior 150 (150 microgram/0.3mL) adrenaline (epinephrine) auto-injectors will be …

Guild national president Trent Twomey talks about his fight against postcode healthcare, his views on the 7CPA, pharmacy’s  COVID vaccination future and professional services expansion   AJP: Are you pleased to …

The Health Minister has highlighted new PBS listings from Monday, March 1, including drugs to treat MS, asthma and diabetes From March 1, Zeposia and Atecture Breezhaler will be listed …

What are the ten most commonly dispensed, and the ten most expensive drugs on the PBS at the moment?  A drug used to treat eye conditions such as macular degeneration …

Low-dose Xarelto has been listed on the PBS in combination with aspirin, for the prevention of major cardiovascular events in high-risk patients While pharmacists have been familiar with Xarelto (rivaroxaban) …

Questions over the price of private prescriptions due to “commercial decisions by the pharmacist” as Senate tackles the question of medicine shortages Federal Senators questioned Department of Health officials on …

New medicine options approved after problems hit supply of depression treatments  The Therapeutic Goods Administration has approved new overseas options after problems were revealed regarding the availability of a couple …

Pharmacy leaders welcomed the end of World War II in our August 1945 issue, but a war of words was building over the government’s Pharmaceutical Benefits bill Pharmacy leaders expressed …

The next batch of medicines to undergo price disclosure reductions has been revealed The PBS has released the list of medicines that are to be included in the October 2020 …