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The new Administration Handling and Infrastructure Fee announced in the Sixth Pharmacy Agreement will be a boon to pharmacy, says Terry White – but he says the optional $1 copayment …

The Pharmacy Guild has welcomed the signing of the Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement, which underpins the provision of PBS medicines until 2020.

The Budget has confirmed that the Government still intends to lift the PBS patient co-payment and safety net thresholds, first announced in last year’s Budget, says the Pharmacy Guild. “The …

A story in The Australian newspaper this morning contains rumour and misinformation aimed at destabilising the current negotiations for a new Community Pharmacy Agreement, the Pharmacy Guild says. The Guild …

In a push toward a nationally coordinated physical activity strategy, the Heart Foundation’s “Move More, Sit less” campaign, launched this week for Heart Week 2015, aims to raise awareness around …

Inner North West Melbourne Medicare Local today offered flu vaccinations with a cup of coffee and a couple of biscuits for $12, as it held its second Vaccination Café. The …

South Australian health minister Jack Snelling has encouraged Australians in his state to be vaccinated against flu, announcing that more than 50 pharmacists in South Australia can administer the flu …

The de-listing of some OTC medications from the PBS is “pure speculation” and a decision not to be taken lightly, says NSW Guild president, Paul Sinclair.

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia welcomes the establishment by the Prime Minister of a taskforce to develop a National Ice Action Strategy to tackle the growing scourge of ice (crystal …

News Limited newspapers have today carried a story about pharmacies which completely distorts the reality currently facing community pharmacies in Australia, the Pharmacy Guild says. The report, How a pharmacy …

The AJP team is live blogging from the Pharmacy Guild of Australia’s APP2015: transforming pharmacy – opportunities and challenges conference. Throw open your doors and shout to the world that …

The Pharmacy Guild supports the Prime Minister’s statement today that while there has been some improvement on Closing the Gap, there is much more to be done. Community pharmacy continues …