Pharmacy groups fight over supermarket plans

A war of words has erupted between two pharmacy representative groups in the wake of the Woolworths' pharmacists in supermarkets saga.

Following the retail giants belated denial that it was responsible for advertisements calling for pharmacy students and graduates to conduct “health checks”, the Pharmacy Guild of Australia and Professional Pharmacists Australia are now in conflict over the union’s purported support of Woolworths.

In a release on Tuesday, Professional Pharmacists Australia said it “welcomed the introduction of Woolworths’ program