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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 …

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 …