Guild calls for bushfire dispensing changes to be permanent

It says pharmacists can help relieve pressure on the health system

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia is calling for the extension of continued dispensing and emergency supply that was introduced during the bushfire crisis to be made permanent.


The Guild says the change is logical, as GPs and hospital EDs come under increasing pressure, including through the emergence of COVID-19.

Temporary changes to continued dispensing, which enabled pharmacists to dispense previously