All systems go for 6CPA

A consensus looks to have been finally reached on the Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement, with the Pharmacy Guild of Australian and the Federal Minister for Health signing a letter of intent.

The sixth agreement will commence on 1 July 2015 and run till 30 June 2020. 

The widely touted pre-announcement lump sum of $18.9 billion over five years was the final amount agreed upon, despite reports the Guild had been arguing for a higher figure.

The agreement total includes double the 5CPA professional services component (to around seven per cent of