Pharmacists guilty of overpaying for rents

Community pharmacists who report PBS sales to their landlords as part of their lease agreements are driving rents up, Phil Chapman, a director of Lease One, says

Speaking at APP2014, Mr Chapman urged pharmacy owners to avoid reporting PBS sales, saying they should only ever report front of shop sales, when he launched the 2014 Pharmacy Rental Report - Price Disclosure Impact Edition.

"What you do for the Government is exactly that - it is a public service and should be treated the same [as other health professionals] - doctors, optometrists,