Chemo drugs funding success

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has welcomed the announcement of a record Federal Government investment in chemotherapy medication.

The five year payment package will provide compounding pharmacists with the certainty needed to viably continue delivering chemotherapy drugs on demand to patients and doctors across the country, the Guild says.

The package includes a new tiered payment system focused around the unique costs of compounding chemotherapy drugs on demand and meeting the expensive safety standards applied to it, as well as a faster direct payment system that will cut down on wait times for