Minister in bid to reduce burden on pharmacy cash-flow

It will become less challenging to stock expensive meds

It could soon become less onerous for community pharmacies to stock high-cost drugs.

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Health Minister Greg Hunt says the government is “very close” to coming to an agreement with the Pharmacy Guild that will “significantly reduce” the impact on cash flow.

“There’s a bit more to do, but I think in the next six weeks we’ll have that agreement,” Mr Hunt told a function hosted by TerryWhite Chemmart.

Mr Hunt voiced his support for community pharmacy playing an important role in providing primary healthcare