Extension to image based prescription special arrangement

22 December 2021 - The Department of Health has extended the ‘image based prescription’ interim measure which allows the supply of ...

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The last drugstore: rural America is losing its pharmacies

10 November 2021 - Over 40 million rural Americans live in pharmacy deserts because of market consolidation. ...

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Delaware to regulate multi-billion dollar pharmacy benefit manager industry, protecting consumers and local businesses

2 November 2021 - Department of Insurance will lead effort to rein in monopolistic behaviour and excessive pharmaceutical costs. ...

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Large employer group launches pharmacy benefit management business

26 October 2021 - A non-profit coalition of nearly 40 companies, including U.S. retailers Walmart and Costco, said on Monday it ...

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Tasmania's Pharmacy Guild wants antiviral COVID-19 pills available in all pharmacies

20 October 2021 - Tasmania has a stockpile of two different antiviral pill products which are sitting in the Royal ...

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Pharmacists opt out of third shot as doses of vaccine set to expire

14 October 2021 - The rollout of third doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to thousands of immunocompromised people has been ...

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Pharmacy Guild plan to halve PBS general patient charge for prescription medicine prices

26 September 2021 - The Pharmacy Guild has declared war on discount chains like Chemist Warehouse. ...

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Pharmacist substitution of PBS medicines without a prescription during shortages (Serious Scarcity Substitution Instrument)

18 September 2021 - Where a Serious Scarcity Substitution Instrument has been issued by the TGA, community pharmacists can substitute specific ...

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Here’s how pharmacies set drug prices, and what consumers can do to save money

26 August 2021 - Americans are having a tough time paying for medications despite bipartisan efforts to drive down prescription ...

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Competition, consolidation and evolution in the pharmacy market

12 August 2021 - Implications for efforts to contain drug prices and spending. ...

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More community pharmacies and additional GPs to deliver COVID-19 vaccines

22 July 2021 - Thousands of community pharmacies and additional GPs across Australia will be invited to join the COVID-19 vaccine ...

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‘Pharmacies are ready to go’: Chemists in hotspots fast tracked to deliver jabs

16 July 2021 - About 70 pharmacies in Sydney’s COVID-19 hotspots have been fast-tracked to administer AstraZeneca jabs from next ...

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Wesfarmers lobs $687 million takeover of Australian Pharmaceutical Industries

12 July 2021 - Wesfarmers has lobbed a $687 million takeover of Priceline owner API. But don’t expect pharmacies to pop ...

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COVID vaccine rollout: chemists brought in to fast track jabs

11 July 2021 - With Australia’s biggest city in lockdown, chemists have been brought in to fast track the Covid-19 vaccine ...

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States step up push to regulate pharmacy drug brokers

30 June 2021 - Under pressure to rein in skyrocketing prescription drug costs, states are targeting companies that serve as conduits ...

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