New rules come into force on Big Pharma hospitality to GPs

On Thursday new rules come into force that will see cash limits on Big Pharma hospitality to doctors.  

From 1 October spending on GP hospitality by Australia’s largest pharmaceutical companies will be capped at $120 per doctor.

The limit will apply to companies paying for meals and drinks during each drug rep visit or educational event sponsored by pharmaceutical companies.

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The restrictions are part of