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Too many community pharmacies are subsidising pharmacy professional services from their own pockets, according to the International Pharmaceutical Federation. FIP made this statement following its publication today of a new …

Are pharmacists health professionals, or general retail workers, wonders Dr Geoff March. The Productivity Commission’s draft report into Australia’s Workplace Relations Framework has recommended reducing penalty rates for the retail …

The Pharmacy Industry Award has been selected by the Fair Work Commission for a pilot project to look at how a modern award can be written in plain language. The …

There’s much more to staffing than how little you can pay your pharmacy staff, writes Nick Logan I recently had the pleasure of attending the presentation of the NSW Pharmacy …

As the role of pharmacists evolves, it’s more important than ever that poor pay rates in the profession are addressed, writes Dr Geoff March Pharmacists are an important part of …

Professional Pharmacists Australia is calling on the leaders of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia to drop its support for slashing pharmacists’ weekend and public holiday pay rates. The Productivity Commission’s draft …

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia yesterday gave evidence to the Senate Economics Legislation committee inquiry into the National Health Amendment Bill, and said it wants a “timely” passage of the Bill through the …

The AJP spoke to Guild National president George Tambassis about changes to pharmacy markup remuneration, competition elements, why the Guild would rather work with than against GPs, and gives us …

The Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement was signed on Wednesday, and reaction has been mostly positive, with a few exceptions. Most industry commentators praised the Guild’s introduction of the new Administration, …

The new Administration Handling and Infrastructure (AHI) Fee, set to replace the pharmacy mark-up component of remuneration, is a coup for the Pharmacy Guild, says industry analyst Bruce Annabel. Annabel …

The Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement between the Pharmacy Guild of Australia and the Commonwealth has now been signed, and is expected to commence on 1 July. It will run until …

The new Administration Handling and Infrastructure Fee announced in the Sixth Pharmacy Agreement will be a boon to pharmacy, says Terry White – but he says the optional $1 copayment …