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PSA has urged the Victorian Government to take action in three areas to reduce medicine-related harm The organisation is also calling on the state Government to improve access to vaccinations …

One stakeholder is urging the need for the WA Government to review the Commercial Tenancy Act, saying the current legislation is “ineffective” Ahead of the state election, the Pharmacy Guild …

Queensland has a new Health Minister, who has been “warmly welcomed” by the Pharmacy Guild On Tuesday, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced that Deputy Premier Steven Miles, who has held the …

One pharmacy group has challenged another, alleging it took credit for the other’s work On Monday, the AJP published an article, Plans for Queensland’s pharmacists, which incorporated information from a …

One organisation says it will push to allow pharmacists to administer more routine medicines, such as injectable buprenorphine, insulin or Vitamin B12 The PSA has congratulated the re-elected Labor Palaszczuk …

Doctors have criticised Queensland’s move towards downscheduling the Pill and UTI medicines as “a cynical attempt to buy the female vote” Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Health Minister Steven Miles …

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 …