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Caution needed: Blunt PBS cost savings may do more harm than good Announcements regarding the Pharmaceutical Benefits Schedule (PBS) in the 2015-16 Budget mark a departure from the National Medicines Policy, and its aim to improve positive health...

Community pharmacy integral to health system, changes need broad debate The Government’s 2015-16 Budget announced tonight has provided some piecemeal approaches to contain the cost of medicines. Timely access to the medicines that Australians need, at a...