Posts in tag

Senator Anne Ruston


Efforts to stall the implementation of 60-day dispensing are being dubbed a farce by the Prime Minister  Moves to disallow the legislative instrument required to enable double dispensing are being …

Coalition Senators are urging the government to pause the roll-out 60-day dispensing as part of a new Community Pharmacy Agreement  Prime Minister Anthony Albanese should delay plans to implement double …

Pharmacy owners’ double dispensing concerns dubbed an “irresponsible scare campaign” by doctors’ group  Opposition leader, Peter Dutton, is being urged to clarify the Coalition’s position on 60-day dispensing, with the …

Australia is losing focus on pharmacy’s value proposition in a race for lower cost, Senator Anne Ruston warns  Disingenuous claims being made by the government are undermining the relationships patients …

Federal Minister for Health and Aged Care, Mark Butler, will deliver the opening address at PSA23 later this month  The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) has confirmed that Butler will …

Consultation about the controversial 60-day dispensing Budget measure was “necessarily limited”, Department of Health boss says  Confidentiality requirements restricted the Department of Health’s ability to consult more widely on the potential …

Community pharmacies will bear the cost of the government’s 60-day dispensing policy, Shadow Health Minister, Senator Anne Ruston, claims  Labor should not be taking credit for delivering cost-of-living relief through …

Plans to boost access to affordable medicines will have the opposite effect Coalition Chief Whip warns  Labor’s double dispensing policy will leave patients with limited access to pharmacy services and …

Plans to commence implementation of double dispensing from 1 September looks like policy “on the run”, Senator Anne Ruston says  Labor’s reliance on an impact analysis that failed to meet …

Health professionals need to focus on delivering the “best outcomes for communities,” rather than engaging in turf wars, Senator Anne Ruston, the Shadow Minister for Health and Aged Care, believes   …