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Politicians have thanked pharmacy for the sector’s tireless work during the recent bushfires… while new research looks at how many people were affected A NSW South Coast pharmacist who kept …

Another GP has attacked the community pharmacy sector, while musing on whether the AMA should adopt similar lobbying tactics to the Pharmacy Guild Writing in Australian Medicine about perceived “threats …

A bill is being considered to give the government more powers to investigate PBS and MBS fraud, including claims for medicines that have not been supplied Health Minister Greg Hunt …

Bill to reduce PBS safety net thresholds from 1 January 2020 has now passed both Houses, but Labor criticises government on medicines costs The National Health Amendment (Safety Net Thresholds) …

The media is still having a go at community pharmacy, while politicians have discussed the PBS in a busy week for the sector We discovered new data on the value …

Queensland’s premier has recognised the importance of community pharmacy, and supported an expanded role for pharmacists The Pharmacy Guild of Australia, Queensland Branch held its Parliamentary Dinner at Queensland Parliament …

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 …