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The legislation to slash the maximum PBS co-payment has been tabled, as the rising cost of living makes it harder for many to afford their scripts The Albanese Government has …

But COVID limitations mean latest National Health Survey comparison with previous years “not possible” Heart disease drugs are the most supplied to people with chronic medical conditions by a narrow …

Issues have arisen with some PBS claims for ezetimibe following item and streamline code changes at the start of August  Changes to the PBS listing of ezetimibe (Ezetrol), which kicked …

Pharmacists no longer “stuck in the middle” as access to PBS-subsidised hydromorphone oral solution secured Changes to the PBS listing of hydromorphone oral solution from Monday 1 August mean pharmacists …

The new federal government has confirmed its election commitment to shave $12.50 off the maximum PBS co-pay cost The ALP’s list of priorities for its term of government were revealed …

Pharmacist has their approval revoked following a criminal conviction A New South Wales pharmacist has had their approval revoked by the Department of Health after being found guilty of defrauding …

Access to antivirals for COVID on the PBS has been widened to include anyone aged over 70 All Australians aged over 70 who test positive to COVID will be able …

“We’re not getting them out the door,” the Health Minister says of antivirals, as a new wave of Omicron looms and one pharmacy leader calls for improved access Australia has …

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 …