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Canberra pharmacists have joined with Hearts4Heart to perform pulse-testing on Federal Parliamentarians as part of a national campaign to prevent strokes Politicians who had their pulse and heart rate tested …

The Health Minister and Shadow Minister gave us their thoughts on pharmacy’s immediate future this week, as doctor attacks continue The Tasmanian Health Minister, Sarah Courtney, announced the island state …

The controversial dollar discount has not worked as the Government intended, Opposition health spokesperson Chris Bowen has said Addressing the Pharmacy Guild’s Parliamentary Dinner on Tuesday night, Mr Bowen tackled …

PBS a huge area of savings compared to other government-administered services including medical and hospital costs Costs of essential goods and services are climbing at twice the rate of inflation, …

The Health Minister “just does not get it or does not care” about Australians not filling scripts due to cost, says pharmacist politician Emma McBride In the House of Representatives …

The start of July brought a pay rise, a cut to penalty rates and a collection of new PBS listings We took a look at what readers thought about the …

The Health Minister has outlined the proposed fee for new or relocated pharmacy applications, and changes around bankruptcy This week Greg Hunt discussed the National Health Amendment (Pharmaceutical Benefits) Bill …

This week’s confirmation of $44m in cuts to hospital pharmacy department budgets will have unforeseen impacts on the care of some of Australia’s most acutely unwell patients, says the SHPA …

Shadow Health Minister Chris Bowen will address the Pharmacy Guild of Australia’s Annual Parliamentary Dinner in September The Pharmacy Guild is pleased to confirm that Mr Bowen has accepted the …

The National Party has made enabling pharmacists to prescribe trimethoprim for acute UTIs one of its official policies At the National Party’s 2019 conference in Inverell, NSW over the weekend, …

Pharmacy stakeholders have commended Tasmania’s former Health Minister, who was moved from the state’s Health Ministry following a Cabinet reshuffle Tasmania’s new Health Minister is Sarah Courtney. Community pharmacies and …

As flu grips the country, it’s been a busy week in pharmacy… There have been significant concerns about availability of the flu vaccine, with newly reappointed Health Minister Greg Hunt …