A new deal protects Australians chemists at the expense of patients

22 September 2019 - Australia’s 3000 pharmacy owners have a government guaranteed monopoly that is pushing up medicine prices and the ...

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'Ridiculous' to force women to visit GP for a repeat pill prescription, pharmacists say

6 September 2019 - The Pharmacy Guild has urged Health Minister Greg Hunt to kick-start a process to allow women ...

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Pharmacy face off: Chemist Warehouse’s push to provide free prescription medicine

4 September 2019 - Australia’s largest pharmacy retailer, Chemist Warehouse, is offering to provide free prescription medicine, if restrictive rules ...

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Free prescriptions blocked by the Pharmacy Guild of Australia

3 September 2019 - Australia’s largest pharmacy chain has offered to provide free prescription medicines if restrictive rules are changed. But ...

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Australians paying more for their medication after prescription changes knocked back

2 September 2019 - Aussies are paying double for this essential product. But one powerful group is doing everything to keep ...

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'We're not selling fruit and veg here': Why pharmacists, doctors and retailers are fighting over your medicines

30 August 2019 - They have been described as the most powerful lobby group in Australia, feared by politicians from ...

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How a powerful lobby group is pushing up PBS medicine prices

30 August 2019 - Aussies are being forced to pay up to six times more for vital medicines despite being listed ...

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Let pharmacists take the load off GPs

28 August 2019 - Recent proposals to allow pharmacists to take on a greater role to improve access to low ...

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Doctors raise the stakes in turf war with pharmacists

26 August 2019 - Doctors have upped the stakes in their turf war with pharmacists, hitting back at a threatened ...

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Chemist Warehouse continues store expansion, set to open one of its largest stores yet

22 August 2019 - Chemist Warehouse operates eight stores in New Zealand currently. ...

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When will the mainstream media attacks end?

19 August 2019 - People calling for relaxation of the location rules are “motivated by self-interest and profit,” says the ...

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Case dismissed

19 August 2019 - Pharmacy Guild sees proceedings against Ramsay Health Care dismissed as court rules it cannot determine whether ...

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Pharmacists call for Medicare rebates for medical consultations at the chemist

15 August 2019 - Pharmacists are pushing the Morrison government for changes to the Medicare system to allow Australians to ...

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Discount chemists the new Uber: former ACCC chief backs pharmacy deregulation

15 August 2019 - Former ACCC chief Graeme Samuel has slammed governments for bowing to the Pharmacy Guild's "political blackmail" ...

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Push for 24 hour convenience stores to sell prescription medicines

10 August 2019 - The peak body for convenience stores has backed calls to relax the strict rules governing pharmacies ...

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