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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 …

As Australia welcomed back the re-elected Morrison Coalition Government, there was still plenty happening in the world of pharmacy… In an Australian first, Tasmanian Health Minister Michael Ferguson announced that …

A prominent GP has criticised what he believes is a political focus on pharmacy funding over patient safety The business of health has not always kept safety in the forefront …

The PSA is keen to work on fair pay for pharmacists, while the Guild says the election win helps provide certainty Following the re-election of the Morrison Coalition Government over …

The PSA says it looks forward to working with the re-elected Morrison Government, including on negotiations for the 7CPA Commenting on the weekend’s election, in which the Coalition has claimed …

In the countdown towards the Federal Election today, it’s been a busy week for politicians and pharmacists… This week, we saw the major parties get in touch with pharmacy stakeholders …

Health stakeholders have paid tribute to Bob Hawke, with the Guild highlighting his key role in universal health care for Australians On Thursday, the former Prime Minister’s wife, Blanche d’Alpuget, …

In the lead up to the Federal election, ASMI has called for a greater investment in improving health literacy and increasing access to non-prescription medicines The Australian Self Medication Industry …

The ALP has promised to create a “small claims jurisdiction” making it easier to recover lost wages up to $100,000 if it wins this Federal election, says pharmacists’ union Labor …

The Coalition and the Greens have both committed to declaring medicines safety a National Health Priority Area, while Labor says pharmacists’ role in medicines supply is reflected in its national …

Labor says it is “surprised and disappointed” by the Liberals’ recent attempt to double the prescription volume of common drugs without consulting the Guild Following “high-level” talks with the Labor …

As the May 18 Federal election draws ever closer, politics—and politicians—were making headlines in pharmacy this week Health Minister Greg Hunt and Shadow Health spokesperson Catherine King pitched their health …