LNP endorses pharmacy ownership

The Queensland government has reiterated its support for the current pharmacy ownership and location rules.

A week out from the state’s election, Health Minister Lawrence Springborg has written to the Pharmacy Guild of Australia to say “the Newman LNP government does not support any changes to pharmacy ownership and location regulation. If re-elected I can assure you that we will not be making any changes.”

Mr Springborg said his government’s support for community pharmacy was demonstrated by the successful pharmacy immunisation pilot in