Funding boost for MedsChecks on Guild agenda

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia will seek additional funding for professional service programs in the Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement.

Guild leaders confirmed to Pharmacy News that while seeking to maintain viable remuneration for dispensing remains at the forefront of its negotiation agenda, professional services would not be forgotten.

Guild national president George Tambassis said the Guild would seek to lift the cap limit on programs such as MedsChecks and Home Medicine Reviews in line with a rise in the dedicated funding for these