Guild rejects ‘glaringly bad’ policy options proposed by Commission of Audit

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has swiftly rejected the recommendations of the National Commission of Audit in relation to community pharmacy and the PBS, referring to the document as an “attack” on pharmacy.

In a statement, the Guild said the Commission’s recommendations were “glaringly bad”, a “litany of economic rationalist ideas”, and that targeting existing pharmacy regulation would “destroy a system which enjoys the overwhelming support of Australian consumers”.

The Commission of Audit