Pharmacists lose appeal against PBS approval relocation

An application by a group of Sydney pharmacy owners to have a Section 90 approval of another pharmacy overturned has been rejected by the Federal Court of Australia.

Four pharmacy owners in Miranda, in southern Sydney, were seeking judicial review of a 2013 decision by the Australian Community Pharmacy Authority (ACPA) to approve the supply of pharmaceutical benefits from another pharmacy which had moved location within the suburb.    

According to court