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Wholesalers win bipartisan support in election run-up The National Pharmaceutical Services Association (NPSA) has welcomed recent commitments by both major parties to the future of the pharmaceutical supply chain ahead …

There’ll be no harm for community pharmacy under our watch, ALP promises the Guild, as it still waits for word from the Coalition A Labor government will promise to ensure …

PBAC reveals the latest raft of new recommendations made on PBS drugs The latest recommendations made by the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory Committee have been released, with new listings for naloxone …

A former Guild state president has lashed out at current and proposed Government policy, saying the PBS is already “crumbling” Ian Todd, an honorary life member of the Pharmacy Guild …

Hunt has responded in Parliament to a petition to extend government payment of s100 co-payments citing state and territory jurisdiction, the PBS and the $1 pharmacy discount In February this …

The government’s recent proposal to increase dispensed quantities of PBS medicines was nothing more than another savings measure, but it’s one with big potential ramifications for pharmacy, says Paul Cross  …

Proposed changes to the PBS could spell disaster for patients, warns George Tambassis All Australians can be rightly proud of our subsidised medicine system the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme – the …

Amendments to PBS bill tabled that allow for continued medicine supply when pharmacy bankruptcy occurs and impose fees on PBS supply applications The National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Bill 2019, tabled for …

Pharmacist claims are reportedly under review as the government queries pharmacies on flagged scripts and warns of potential future audits if concerns are identified The Department of Health Compliance team …

Did government spending go up? How many scripts did community pharmacies discount? Here are 10 key numbers The Department of Health has released the latest data on PBS expenditure and …

The number of under co-payment scripts continues to increase with about 90 million supplied in 2017-18 – mostly for antibiotics, antidepressants and statins From 1 July 2017 to 30 June …

Minister petitioned by a town without a pharmacy, and more argy bargy over PBS rejections, were parliamentary highlights last week A majority of citizens of the small NSW town of …