New pharmacy agreement delivers cheaper medicines

3 June 2024 - The Albanese Government and the Pharmacy Guild of Australia have signed the eighth Community Pharmacy Agreement ...

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Protecting Australians from unsafe compounding of replica weight loss products

22 May 2024 - The Albanese Government is acting to protect Australians from the risks posed by injecting potentially unsafe ...

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Chemists to lose dollar discount option as government bows to Pharmacy Guild pressure

16 May 2024 - Chemist Warehouse will be stripped of its ability to give its customers $1 off their medicines, ...

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Boost for pharmacists for flu season

20 April 2024 - The Albanese Government is protecting Australians in aged care and disability homes by funding pharmacists for the ...

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Securing cheaper medicines and improved patient outcomes through 8th Community Pharmacy Agreement

14 March 2024 - The Albanese Government and Pharmacy Guild of Australia have reached a Heads of Agreement for an ...

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Cheaper medicines with twice as many medicines now available for a 60 day prescription

3 March 2024 - The Albanese Government is making medicines cheaper by doubling the number of medicines now available for ...

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Regulator acts to close loophole enabling Australian pharmacists to make copycat Ozempic drug

29 February 2024 - The TGA will move to ban compounding pharmacists from making their own versions of injectable weight ...

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CVS’s new drug payment plan won’t lower patients’ prices, experts warn

5 December 2023 - CVS Health is promising to simplify how its pharmacies get paid for drugs. But that doesn’t ...

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CVS plans to overhaul how much drugs cost

5 December 2023 - The nation’s biggest drugstore chain to get paid based on the amount it pays for drugs, plus ...

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Cheaper medicines and more bulk billing

27 November 2023 - Australians are on track to save a quarter of a billion dollars on their medicines in 2023, ...

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Expressions of interest to join the Pharmaceutical Benefits Remuneration Tribunal

30 October 2023 - The Department of Health is seeking expressions of interest to fill three vacancies on the Pharmaceutical ...

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Reforming pharmacy benefit managers - a review of bipartisan legislation

28 October 2023 - Policy makers are considering legislation that would address several well known problems with the pharmacy benefit management ...

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Elrexfio (elranatamab-bcmm), now available from Onco360

13 September 2023 - Has received FDA accelerated approval for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma ...

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Pharmacy Guild suspends campaign as 60 day dispensing begins

1 September 2023 - The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has agreed to suspend its campaign against 60 day dispensing after ...

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Medicine costs to halve after Labor wins 60 day dispensing vote

10 August 2023 - More than six million Australians will have the cost of their medi­cines halved within weeks as ...

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